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A Perfect Storm of Turbulent Gases

The Crab Nebula
hs-2005-37-a-large_web“The Crab Nebula is a supernova remnant, all that remains of a tremendous stellar explosion. Observers in China and Japan recorded the supernova nearly 1,000 years ago, in 1054.”

Sitting here on my little couch in amazement and admiration as I click through the Hubble Space Telescope‘s photo gallery.