Sunday, May 27, 2007

Light Years

Astrophysicist Richard Powell has created this map of the universe, featuring everything from our local group of stars to the entire visible cosmos.

Writers who send their characters FTL will now have a map.


Blogger Steven Gould said...

Definitely added this to the bookmark folder I have titled "Writer's Tools."

2:35 PM  
Blogger Tracy said...

Thanks for this ... kind of neat.

9:01 AM  
Blogger Memerson said...

That should make everyone feel REALLY small. It does that to me. Kind of like the bacteria living on the back of a flea, who is living on the small dog, who is riding a bigger dog, who is riding in the back of a truck, going down some lonesome road in the midwest. At night.

8:31 PM  
Blogger dubjay said...

. . . and which is speeding along the surface of a world supported by four elephants, who stand on the back of a giant turtle.

8:37 PM  

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