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Created a giant interactive map of the universe for people who are not scientists

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Astronomers at Johns Hopkins University have created an interactive map of the universe that marks the positions and colors of 200,000 galaxies stretching to the very edge of the observable universe.

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) telescope has been scanning the cosmos almost every night for more than 20 years. The telescope maps different parts of the sky over time to create a comprehensive atlas at different scales, including 4 million stars in our Milky Way, galaxies in our Local Group, and others billions of light years away.

Created a giant interactive map of the universe for people who are not scientists

Two Johns Hopkins astronomers, Brice Menard and Nikita Shtarkman, have collected SDSS data to create a dense visualization of the single wedge of the universe. We are located at the bottom of this “cosmic pizza slice”. From there, the map diverges in space and time, from the present to 13.7 billion light-years away. And it’s just a 10-degree wedge, which itself is only a small part of a giant sphere.

The map contains 200,000 tiny dots, each representing an entire galaxy containing billions of stars, planets and other objects. The colors of these dots indicate the identity and characteristics of the galaxies. Pale blue dots are spiral galaxies located within 2 billion light-years of Earth. Then the dots begin to turn yellow, as the map is dominated by elliptical galaxies – they are brighter and can be seen from afar.

At a distance of 4 to 8 billion light years, the map turns red. They are still elliptical galaxies, but their light waves are “redshifted or stretched towards the red end of the spectrum due to the expansion of the Universe. After that, the map turns blue again – these are quasars, galaxies with very active supermassive black holes in the center, emitting blue light.

Closer to the wider part of the map, the dots turn red again, as redshifted quasars become practically the only thing still visible at such a huge distance. And then, after a billion light-years of near-total darkness, we reach the edge of the observable universe. Although technically there is more of the universe beyond this boundary, we cannot see it because there has not been enough time for light from such a distant place to reach us.

With this map, the team set out to create a visualization of the cosmos that non-scientists can read, understand, and appreciate.

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The head of Xiaomi showed the top version of Xiaomi 13 Pro, which will be released in a limited number. Comes with brand new watch and headphones

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The head of Xiaomi, Lei Jun, published images of the top version of Xiaomi 13 Pro, which will be released in limited quantities, on his Weibo social network page. The device is presented in green, and it will have 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB of flash memory – the maximum for this model.

The head of Xiaomi showed the top version of Xiaomi 13 Pro, which will be released in a limited number.  Comes with brand new watch and headphones

The head of Xiaomi showed the top version of Xiaomi 13 Pro, which will be released in a limited number.  Comes with brand new watch and headphones

Also this is Xiaomi 13 Pro version with ceramic cover. Apparently, there will be no other versions of Xiaomi 13 Pro with a ceramic back panel. The device also includes the Buds 4 earbuds and the Watch S2 smartwatch – both in the same green. Both the headphones and the watch will debut alongside the Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro on December 11th.

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7 seats, 254 hp, all-wheel drive. The big flagship crossover Chery Tiggo 9 was officially shown for the first time

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7 seats 254 hp all wheel drive The big flagship crossover

Soon Chery will have a new flagship – Tiggo 9. The characteristics of the crossover are already known, and now it has been shown on official images.

7 seats, 254 hp, all-wheel drive.  The big flagship crossover Chery Tiggo 9 was officially shown for the first time

In profile, the Tiggo 9 with headlights and lanterns that extend into the sidewalls is very reminiscent of the Range Rover Velar, but the front and, especially, the back are decorated more modestly. Illuminated logo on the front. Door handles, according to the latest fashion, are recessed into the body.

7 seats, 254 hp, all-wheel drive.  The big flagship crossover Chery Tiggo 9 was officially shown for the first time

Tiggo 9 will be built on the T2X platform, the M3x version of the Exeed sub-brand cars. The flagship status is reinforced by the dimensions: 4780 x 1920 x 1700 mm with a wheelbase of 2800 mm. Tiggo 9 will be the manufacturer’s largest crossover.

7 seats, 254 hp, all-wheel drive.  The big flagship crossover Chery Tiggo 9 was officially shown for the first time

A big car has a powerful engine. Tiggo 9 will receive a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine with a capacity of 254 hp. In the database – front-wheel drive, for a fee – full. Transmission – exclusively 7-speed robotic. Perhaps in the future, Chery will offer its own 8-speed “automatic” for the crossover.

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13 years later. Critics share their first impressions of the long-awaited Avatar 2: The Way of the Water

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20th Century Pictures has officially announced that Avatar: The Way of Water will open on December 16, but some people have already seen the movie.

13 years later.  Critics share their first impressions of the long-awaited Avatar 2: The Way of the Water

First Avatar 2009

The fact is that the world premiere of the film “Avatar 2: The Way of Water” took place on December 6 in London at a private screening, which some lucky film critics managed to visit.

According to Mydrivers, rave reviews have already surfaced on Twitter for the film’s grandiose visuals and “subtle emotional expression.” However, not all critics were completely satisfied with what they saw.

For example, Hollywood reporter Scott Muntz stated that the plot of the second part was weaker than that of the original film. Another critic, Matt Neglia, added that the film was too long and the characters’ dialogue was boring.

13 years later.  Critics share their first impressions of the long-awaited Avatar 2: The Way of the Water

“Avatar 2: The Way of the Water”

Avatar 2 is reportedly the first of four planned sequels, with the other three set to release within 10 years if the second film is successful.

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