Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick

astro-image of the day: dust pillar in the Carina Nebula

Wow. Why can't SF shows and movies spend a little time exploring things like this? Don't leave out the sense of wonder we feel about amazing things in space! Wouldn't that be more interesting than SF-troped soap operas?

EDIT: Oh my, check out this amazing page with a full-width, zoomable, interactive image of which this is a slice. Double-wow.

Tags: astronomy

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