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By Tim Burton

From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet glossy fairy stories, filmmaker Tim Burton has develop into identified for his exact visible brilliance -- witty and macabre right now. Now he supplies beginning to a solid of gruesomely sympathetic kids -- misunderstood outcasts who fight to discover love and belonging of their merciless, merciless worlds. His lovingly lurid illustrations evoke either the beauty and the tragedy of those darkish but basic beings -- hopeful, hapless heroes who entice the grotesque outsider in we all, and allow us to chuckle at an international we've lengthy left in the back of (mostly anyway).

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Hubble 1953 that in east It was not until the death and west coasts of the united in agreeing on also USA of were - had bar-shaped centres (SB), and so could be that SBb and SBc. The galaxies without spiral arms came in two kinds. Some had no real shape at all - like the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds — and Hubble defined them as 'irregular'. Others uere divided into SBa, them. These Hubble classed number as 'elliptical' (E), to quantiR' the extent of their up circular in outline, between and ellipticals spirals were SO (or which were lens-shaped objects rather like Hubble published galaxies in 1922, that a galax\' and expanded on began closeh' on the work of the English astronomer Sir James Jeans, theoreticallv on how a gas cloud would col- who had worked lapse as it formed into This, believed Hubble, was the stars.

His expression was the mirror of They were appalled by what they had a single image, six or seven overlapping eyepiece'. know own He the years of effort had been successful. said nothing. he was spiral 'nebulae' helped astronomers to unraxel the structure of our when Hale and Walter Adams, an astronomer on the staff at Mount Wilson, went up to use the telescope for the first time. Thev 'climbed the long flight of narrow black iron steps to the obsening platform. On the floor below, where a dim red light on the seen.

As we saw in the pre\ious chapter, this misinterpretation led These obserxations show that the gas exists not only between the stars: the disc of hydrogen actually extends far bex'ond the bounds of the visible galaxy - out to a total diamapproaching 200 000 eter light years. uniformly through the galaxy: most is This gas isn't spread concentrated into a ring some 40 000 light years from the centre, where the majorirv of the star-forming regions also lie. Nor does the gas behave in an orderly fashion.

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