The Mote In Sauron’s Eye

fomalhault b

I shamelessly stole the headline from this PopSci article on Fomalhaut B, a weird rogue planet-like object in the vast debris field surrounding a star called Fomalhaut. Here’s what that star and debris field look like: Gaaa! Have we accounted for all the Palantirs? Fomalhaut B was imaged in 2007 (or maybe earlier or later, the article [Read More...]

Remember: All of This Happened by Accident

Sander van den Berg has stitched together still photos from NASA’s Cassini and Voyager missions to create this beautiful, poetic video. Yet another reason I can’t be an atheist: it’s beyond belief to think this kind of order and majesty just sorta … happened. [Read more...]


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