Dark and light

Dark and light
We have a history of learning by thinking and doing. Let’s continue, shall we? #coronavirus


Space imagery. Food for thought. Sometimes, the story is right there. Sometimes, it will develop after a while.


Image: Westerlund 2 star cluster

Text: Once upon a time an astronomy professor looked at the photo plate in her hand and began to ponder. What if I made the background look dark and the stars bright like in the night sky? “I’d lose detail!” she said, eyeing the papers on her desk with the resignation of the experienced academic. #humaneye

Image credits: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), A. Nota (ESA/STScI), and the Westerlund 2 Science Team

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