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)
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
At the End of the Very Small
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows the recently-built Fermilab Holometer. The purpose? To explore the micro-universe of the Planck scale. Oh, Horatio.