Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Did You Know Tuesday

Did you know that the naturally-occurring coldest place in the known universe is the Boomerang Nebula, located 5,000 light years from Earth? In 1993, it’s temperature was recorded by scientists as 1 K(elvin), which is -272.15 Celcius, or -457.87 F. Brrrrrr.

Picture by the Hubble Heritage Team, via apod.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap071228.html



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