Astronomers make rare discovery that could help explain Milky Way formation

The Terzan 5 cluster could shed light on how the Milky Way was formed after an Italian-led team of astronomers found it contained two very different types of stars; some very young and some very old. The 7 billion year age gap between the two different types of stars suggests that star formation in Terzan 5 was not continuous but happened in two very distinct bursts. Sep 7, 2016

Slow Dance: A frame that makes things move in slow motion

“Slow dance” is a picture frame that makes real objects appear to move in slow motion. By taking advantage of the limits of human visual perception, this optical illusion sculpture appears to be make objects move in slow motion. Created by Jeff Lieberman, a designer and engineer, the frame is available on Kickstarter. Sep 4, 2016