Monday, 21 April 2008
The Milky Way
The most notable feature of the Milky Way, as it appears in our skies, is how unmilky it looks: striking, really, that it's so rarely commented upon. The Dusty Way more like; or if dust is rarely quite as granular as this spread of stars, The Sandy Way. The Shining Ants of Heaven. The Swarm of Light.