Archive for October 16th, 2015

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    Painting of the Week

    Afterdeath

    Diana Battefeld, Afterdeath, 2015 [Oil on Canvas]. After the planetary nebula NGC 2818 photographed by the the wide field planetary camera 2 HST. The presence of the cosmological constant in the Einstein Equations was debated for many years. Einstein thought it “detracted from the formal beauty of the theory”; others thought of it as a …