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Cosmic 'DNA': Double helix spotted in space

Posted on Thursday, 16 March, 2006 | Comment icon 5 comments | News tip by: Stix


Image credit: NASA
 
"Magnetic forces at the center of the galaxy have twisted a nebula into the shape of DNA, a new study reveals."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by SolarThinker on 17 March, 2006, 0:41
That's pretty cool.
Comment icon #2 Posted by noyritus on 17 March, 2006, 1:39
Makes you feel like where a very tiny spec of am unfathomable whole don't it?
Comment icon #3 Posted by strangerthanfiction on 17 March, 2006, 15:39
that..is just awesome..wow..
Comment icon #4 Posted by STIX on 17 March, 2006, 22:46
Yah... we are so tiny... it makes you feel so insignificant that all your worries melt away!
Comment icon #5 Posted by rane on 18 March, 2006, 3:24
that is such a beautiful thing to hear 3


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