Mother Teresa: Quotes About Peace, Love and Life

Mother Teresa (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997) also known as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, MC, was an Albanian Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary. She was born in Skopje (modern Macedonia), then part of the Kosovo Vilayet in the Ottoman Empire. After having lived in Macedonia for some eighteen years, she moved to Ireland and then to India, where she lived for most of her life. Continue reading Mother Teresa: Quotes About Peace, Love and Life

Astronomy Picture Of The Weekend #3

NGC 134 is probably not the best known spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor. Still, the tantalizing island universe is a clearly a telescopic treasure in southern skies. It shares a bright core, clumpy dust lanes, and loosely wrapped spiral arms with spiky foreground stars of the Milky Way and the more diminutive galaxy NGC 131 in this sharp cosmic vista. From a distance of about 60 million light-years, NGC 134 is seen tilted nearly edge-on. It spans some 150,000 light-years, making it even larger than our own Milky Way galaxy. NGC 134’s warped disk and faint extensions give the appearance of past gravitational interactions with neighboring galaxies. Continue reading Astronomy Picture Of The Weekend #3

How Has Star Wars Impacted On Popular Culture?

Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas. It depicts the adventures of various characters “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away”. Far from being just a movie though Star Wars is, and has become, a worldwide phenomenon. Check out this visual from Hawkin’s Bazaar and learn about the impact of ‘the Force’! Continue reading How Has Star Wars Impacted On Popular Culture?