Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Pillars Of Creation Toppled

Do you remember seeing this picture when the Hubble telescope first started taking shots?

It was a pretty famous one.

Well, the "pillars", were probably knocked down about 6 to 9 thousand years ago. Perhaps a thousand years from now, someone will be able to witness the destruction in real time.

Pillars of Creation toppled by stellar blast

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