Galactic Exclamation Point Posted by Chris Hardwick on August 14, 2011 Share: Twitter Facebook Google+ Reddit Email Image credit: X-ray NASA/CXC/IfA/D.Sanders et al; Optical NASA/STScI/NRAO/A.Evans et al Via Bad Astronomer, who has more info about the collision of these two galaxies. Related Posts What's New What's Trending The Jonah Keri Podcast : Keith Olbermann Part 2 podcast THE SIMPSONS Search Engine Matches Any Quote with the Right Screenshot article The Jonah Keri Podcast : Keith Olbermann Part 1 podcast BATMAN V SUPERMAN to be Released in China Same Day as U.S. article CHOOSE YOUR OWN MISERY is The Nightmare Version of CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE article Johnny Cash Just Got a Spider Named After Him article Nerdist Super Bowl Eats: Settlers of Catan Nachos article Artists Re-Imagine STAR WARS in Some Spectacular Ways article Did Ewan McGregor Reveal Who Rey's Parents Are? video Comments Wyatt says: August 16, 2011 at 1:34 pm So when are the men in white coats coming to take you back to the happy house? No just playing, HEED THE WARNING!!!!!! TheTinFoilHatKeepsOutTheGovernment says: August 15, 2011 at 10:47 am It’s obviously a sign from extraterrestrials telling us that there is grave danger coming in 2012 and that we must obey. It’s so obvious and we would be foolish not to heed this warning. eric says: August 15, 2011 at 8:27 am Galactic collisions may look pretty, but like fireworks and sea urchins, you don’t want to get too close! Sam says: August 15, 2011 at 5:22 am Jake beat me to it. Jake says: August 15, 2011 at 2:08 am I like the sparkle on the taint. RussNeverSleeps says: August 14, 2011 at 10:14 pm Yawn. Wake me when there’s a galactic interrobang. brandon says: August 14, 2011 at 9:32 pm Riddle me this? That’s kickass! Thank you science. Gabe says: August 14, 2011 at 8:16 pm God must be surprised about the new Austin Powers movie. Doctor says: August 14, 2011 at 8:05 pm Yes…. you should see it in person… It’s was Brilliant. Kristina says: August 14, 2011 at 8:04 pm Stunning…I’m in awe Libby says: August 14, 2011 at 7:52 pm That is an entire bloody galaxy (well, two). Absolutely mind blowing. Snate says: August 14, 2011 at 7:49 pm Ooooh. Pretty. Patti says: August 14, 2011 at 7:46 pm Thanks for sharing the image and the info, Chris. Outstanding! Livius says: August 14, 2011 at 7:45 pm Looks like Solid Snake just surprised someone.