November 22, 2003

Effervescent Universe ...

A friend sent a link to this slide show of the best Hubble Space Telescope pix.

Gorgeous stuff. Though I never see pictures of splendiferous nebulae and imploding dust-clouds without thinking of a certain science fiction book, where humanity discovers, too late, that the reason we've never detected any radio signals from other civilizations is because our galaxy is actually a very dangerous place, and that our first radio and television broadcasts have already triggered an attack by the bad guys--they are now approaching us at sub-light speed and our doom is already sealed....

Posted by John Weidner at November 22, 2003 9:34 AM
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