The correct response is 2 -- Image 1 is celestial, image 2 is cellular
6% selected option 1 -- Image 1 is cellular, image 2 is celestial
72% selected the correct response
15% selected option 3 -- Both images are cellular
7% selected option 4 -- Both images are celestial
0% selected option 5 -- Knock on the sky and listen to the sound
The Friday image 1 is celestial
and was taken in infrared by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. It shows a galaxy containing a quasar, and at the time this image was taken in 2005, brought to 21 the number of quasars found by Spitzer. The page at the source link contains much more information about this false-color image and the objects in it.
Source: http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/images/1 ... n-the-Mist
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The Friday2 image is cellular
; this interesting image is of a B lymphocyte undergoing division. A chicken B lymphocyte, which brings the number of species shown in this series to... well, never mind! Great colors, and you can read what they mean by clicking on the source link; you can also explore the rest of this 3D image by using the red scroll bar on the source page.
- CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license. Z. Xu, H. Ogawa, P. Vagnarelli, J.H. Bergmann, D.F. Hudson, S. Ruchard, T. Fukagawa, W.C. Earnshaw, K. Samejima; published: J Cell Biol 187, 637-653
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