A microcosm of sanity in a macrocosm of retardation.
Wednesday, May 02, 2007
Star Star Shining Bright.
In 1994 astronomers captured this image of a single star in the galaxy NGC 4526 briefly shining as brightly as all the other hundreds of billions of stars in that galaxy put together. It was a Type II supernova, designated SN 1994D.
"It is not what the man of science believes that distinguishes him, but how and why he believes it. His beliefs are tentative, not dogmatic; they are based on evidence, not on authority or intuition."