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)
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day came courtesy of the New Horizons vehicle. While using Jupiter as a slingshot to gain speed on the way to Pluto, the probe snapped this astounding view of Jupiter's cloud tops.