Here’s this week’s open thread for discussion and our regular round-up of some of the articles and blogs we’ve noticed over the last week or so, but not had time to post about.

This image is called M81s. It is a photo of the Messier 81 spiral galaxy which was found at Wikimedia Commons and is used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States license.Here’s this week’s open thread for discussion and our regular round-up of some of the articles and blogs we’ve noticed over the last week or so, but not had time to post about.

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This week’s closing video is ‘Scarborough Fayre’ by Mediaeval Baebes:

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Image attribution and description: The image at the head of this post is called M81s. It is a photo of the Messier 81 spiral galaxy which was found at Wikimedia Commons and is used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States license.