I Zwicky 18


I_Zwicky_18I Zwicky 18 is a dwarf irregular galaxy located about 59 million light years away. Spectroscopic observations with ground-based telescopes showed that I Zwicky 18 to be almost completely made up of hydrogen and helium, the main ingredients created in the Big Bang, and galaxies with I Zwicky 18’s youthful appearance are typically found only in the early universe. Initial observations with the Hubble Space Telescope suggested an age of 500 million years, but later Hubble observations found faint, older stars in the galaxy, suggesting its star formation started at least one billion years ago and possibly as much as ten billion years ago. It’s possible that the galaxy may have formed around the same time as most other galaxies.

Image Credit: NASA / ESA

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


This is from the Kimberlin v Team Themis, et al. RICO2 Electric Boogaloo LOLsuit.Themis ECF 1-58Brett Kimberlin knows that nothing in that paragraph is true, and he knows that I can prove that it is all false. Court filings are privileged against defamation claims, but saying or writing the same words in any other context would leave him wide open for a libel suit.

popcorn4bkThe Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin won’t publish those words in anything other than one of his vexatious LOLsuit, and members of Team Kimberlin who have been less careful may soon have a reason to be more concerned about …

Stay tuned.

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