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 17, 2016
Arches and Pillars
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows the arch of the Milky Way (forever lost to my backyard views, thanks to multiple city-generated light domes) seemingly supported by the red rocks of Australia.