Reuters - An illustration showing how SDSS-III was able to measure the distant universe. Light rays from distant quasars (dots at left) are partially absorbed as they pass through clouds of intergalactic hydrogen gas (centrE). CREDIT: Zosia Rostomian, LBNL; Nic Ross, BOSS Lyman-alpha team, LBNL; and Springel et al, Virgo Consortium and the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics
Look! There’s Nebraska!
These diagrams of what the Universe looks like always makes me laugh. In this case what is on the other side of the box?
There has to be some spin in there that causes all my Nascar drivers to wreck. All from 11 billion years ago. Even tubebender (who torments me) is not that old, I think.