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