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)
Monday, July 21, 2014
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as imaged by the ESA's Rosetta vehicle (on approach to both orbit and hopefully land a probe on the comet). Found a peanut! A tumbling peanut!