Heaven and Earth

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the first-ever picture of a distant quasar lensed into five images. In addition the picture holds a treasure of lensed galaxies and even a supernova.

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More details on this beauty over at ESA’s site. Almost as beautiful, in its own way, is the soon-to-be-operative Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Seed Magazine has a nice page giving some numbers to put LHC’s dimensions in perspective.

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One Response to “Heaven and Earth”

  1. John Says:

    Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the more often and steadily we reflect upon them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.

    Critique of Practical Reason
    Immanuel Kant

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