Chris Viljoen

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Researchers using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have discovered the first gamma-ray pulsar in a galaxy other than our own. The object sets a new record for the most luminous gamma-ray pulsar known.

NGC 6240: An enormous cloud of hot gas is surrounding two merging spiral galaxies. This gas reservoir contains the mass of 10 billion Suns, spans 300,000 light years, and radiates at more 7 million degrees. A burst of star formation that lasted for at least 200 million years may be responsible for this extra large cloud of hot gas. - Credit: NASA et al

An enormous cloud of hot gas is surrounding two merging spiral galaxies. This gas reservoir contains the mass of 10 billion Suns, spans light years, and radiates at more 7 million degrees.- Credit: (NASA/CXC/SAO/E.Nardini et al)

Rescue balloon - awesome for backpacking. Re-pin courtesy of Glendon Lowder ( http://www.pinterest.com/glendonlowder/ )

This survival tool is called Rescue Me Balloon, a small, easy-to-carry emergency survival tool that places an SOS balloon 150 feet above a person in an survival situation and illuminates an SOS signal using an LED light. The rescue me balloon will s

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Hiding from wife bar phone rates - Funny bar sign with phone rates used for hiding from wife, like: "Nope, not here; Just missed him; Just had one drink and left; Never heard of him.