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)
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Spiral, Smear, Spikes
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows NGC 4725, Arp 159 (from Halton Arp's catalog of peculiar astronomical objects) and some stars with spikes. Has J.J. Abrams been about?