Stellar Nursery

Originally posted on alien shores:
Tides of light formed by clusters of massive young hot stars illuminate the hot gases of the Tarantular Nebula in this image taken last night. NGC 2070 is the largest and brightest emission nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), and one of the largest emission nebulae known. Considering its…

Photojournalist Awarded $1.2 Million for Use of Twitter Pictures.

Photojournalist Awarded $1.2 Million for Use of Twitter Pictures.

A freelance photojournalist has been awarded $1.2 million after a US federal court jury found that two major media companies had infringed his copyrights. Daniel Morel was in Haiti on January 12, 2010, when an earthquake struck and killed 250,000 people. He took photos of the resulting devastation and distributed them to media outlets all … Continue reading