These great hollow globes of artificial super-metals, and artificial transparent adamant, ranged in size from the earliest and smallest structures, which were no bigger than a very small asteroid, to spheres considerably larger than the Earth. (Olaf Stapledon, STAR MAKER)
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
An Odd View
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day looks surreal. Unreal. Like bad special effects! The Cassini orbiter snaps a picture of Saturn's northern polar hexagon plus a glimpse of the rings. Strange days, indeed!