glass cube galaxy

April 23, 2008 at 5:56 am Leave a comment

Using three-dimensional data from Japan’s National Astronomical Observatory, 80,000 stars in the Milky Way is laser-etched in a glass cube. The earth is placed in the located directly in the center.

Reminds me of a passage from Auguries of Innocence by William Blake:

“To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.”

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