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, April 18, 2018
The Arch and the Trees
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day has the arch of the Milky Way stretched over the dunes of Deadvlei in Namibia. Dessicated trees from a wetter time show themselves between the sand and the stars.