The John Batchelor Show


January 3, 2012

Abell 2052, a galaxy cluster located about 480 million light years from Earth. Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/BU/L.Blanton; Optical   Co-host: Larry Kudlow,  CNBC and Cumulus Radio Network   Tuesday 905P Eastern Time: Larry Kudlow in New Hampshire. "Pres Obama said on TV that he has no...

January 2, 2012

WISE, NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, has a new view of Barnard 3, or IRAS Ring G159.6-18.5, that is awash in bright green and red dust clouds. Interstellar clouds like these are stellar nurseries, where baby stars are being born.

The green ring is made of tiny particles of warm dust...

January 1, 2012

In its entirety, it is estimated that M74 is home to about 100 billion stars, making it slightly smaller than our Milky Way. Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA   Saturday 905P Eastern Time: The Liberty Bell (Icons of America) by Gary B. Nash (Feb 22, 2011)....