back to article Get an eyeful of the stunning galaxies near us in ultraviolet light

Astronomers have published the largest ultra-violet survey of the local universe, showcasing 50 active galaxies in high resolution using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The project nicknamed LEGUS (Legacy ExtraGalactic UV Survey) captures a whopping 39 million hot blue stars and about 8,000 star clusters within a 60 million …

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    Hot young stars around Uranus would be worrying.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Hot young stars around Uranus

      Rule 35

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    Pressure inside protons higher than inside neutron stars

    Nature:The pressure distribution inside the proton

  3. Zwuramunga

    Only Hot Until...

    They speak, then you know there is no one home there.

  4. earl grey Silver badge

    if mankind only gets remembered for one thing


    1. harmjschoonhoven

      if mankind Saccharomyces cerevisiae only gets remembered for one thing

      this FTFY

  5. Death Boffin


    Just don't Google "hot blue stars" at work.

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  7. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    showcasing 50 active galaxies...

    "showcasing" - where's the case? Surely "showing", "depicting" or "illustrating" would mean as much.

    A showcase used to be (guess what?) a case in which things were displayed. The things themselves were just "shown". Whence then the verb "to showcase"?

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