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Originally posted by mwood
" Early One Morning I Saw The Light Of The Rising Sun,Suddenly Speed Up!"
No you didn't. The sun rises at a constant speed, You are wrong.
The European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory (formerly called Far Infrared and Sub-millimetre Telescope or FIRST) has the largest single mirror, at 3.5-metres in diameter, ever built for a space telescope. It is an infrared telescope, named after Sir William Herschel, the discoverer of the infrared spectrum. The telescope has been giving astronomers an unprecedented look inside the cosmic womb of stars, known as molecular clouds, to find (surprise, surprise) that stars are formed in “an incredible network of filamentary structures, and features indicating a chain of near-simultaneous star-formation events, glittering like strings of pearls deep in our Galaxy.” Although described as "incredible" by astronomers, this description precisely matches the decades-old expectations of plasma cosmologists!