Astrosphere for August 15, 2007

RickJ captured this image Cassiopeia A, the aftermath of a supernova explosion. What’s cool is that you can compare Rick’s version with the Hubble version. You can see the fine details that only space telescopes can get.

Forbes has a very interesting article about the future of NASA.

Ars Technica looks at black holes as a mechanism to constrain the universe.

Phil Plait, the Bad Astronomer calculates that if creationists are correct, the Universe is only 12,000 light years across.

Did you ever get the feeling that you’re living in a simulation?