If the stars should appear

“If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown! But every night come out these envoys of beauty, and light the universe with their admonishing smile.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson On Thanksgiving night last November, I sat for hours in a Wisconsin … Continue reading If the stars should appear

This ‘Bubble Nebula’ Looks Like a Giant, Cosmic Jellyfish — TIME

A new Hubble Space Telescope image of a specially chosen astronomical object, the Bubble Nebula, has been released just in time for the telescope’s 26th birthday on April 24. The Bubble Nebula was first discovered in 1787 but due to its large size, was never captured in an image in its entirety. Now, a mosaic… via This ‘Bubble Nebula’ Looks Like a Giant, Cosmic Jellyfish — TIME Continue reading This ‘Bubble Nebula’ Looks Like a Giant, Cosmic Jellyfish — TIME