The international Colloquium “Open Issues in Local Star Formation
and Early Stellar Evolution” was held in Ouro Preto (Brazil) from April
05 to 10, 2003. The Colloquium took place in the “Parque Metal´urgico”,
an old iron industry that has been transformed into a nice modern conference
center. Ouro Preto is a 18th century colonial city that has been
declared a Cultural Heritage of Mankind in 1980. It is situated in the
hills of the State of Minas Gerais at about 100 km from Belo Horizonte....
The Local Group of Galaxies is the small, loose cluster to which our Milky Way
Galaxy belongs. It consists of approximately 36 known members, most of which are
dwarf galaxies. This Atlas includes identification charts for 32 members for which
identification atlases have not hitherto been published. There are numerous atlases of
various sorts for the Milky Way Galaxy and there is a published atlas for M31 and its
two close companions, M32 and NGC 205 (Hodge 1981). The Magellanic Clouds
have also been covered by identification atlases (Hodge and Wright 1967 and 1977).
I've been watching this show lately with my 6-year-old son, Austin, who likes learning about space and planets and black holes and stuff. It's called How the Universe Works. And man, the universe has one hell of a story to tell. It all starts with, presumably, the Big Bang, wherein a single point in space barfs forth a hot, violent soup of particles and energy that take a few hundred million years just to cool down enough to begin coalescing into stars. You know... to "cool down" enough to become giant fucking balls of fire. Stars ignite. Star clusters form,...
Đọc kỹ đoạn văn sau và chọn phương án đúng (A hoặc B, C, D) cho mỗi câu từ 1 đến 12. Galaxies are not evenly distributed throughout the universe. A few are found alone, but almost all are grouped in formations termed galactic clusters. These formations should not be confused with stellar clusters, globular clusters of stars that exist within a galaxy.