"As the protesters marched through the streets, it began to storm. Every time the thunder crashed, the protesters would cheer louder and louder. It seemed as if mother nature herself were cheering them on.."
Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile have released a breathtaking new photograph showing the central area of our Milky Way galaxy. The photograph shows a whopping 84 million stars in an image measuring 108500×81500, which contains nearly 9 billion pixels.
I saw this image when I was a kid. The photograph of Jupiter taken by NASA’s Voyager. Beautiful; but nothing special until shown in rapid succession. Suddenly Jupiter was alive, breathing. I was hypnotised.