Keeping Things in Perspective: Biggest Star on Record

Lowell is in the Universe. This stuff just blows my mind. The latest cosmic discovery will make anyone pause and consider his or her own place in space. A little more humility would go a long way among the inhabitants of Earth. Makes you wonder why it took so long to see a star that is 265 times the size of the Sun in our relatively puny solar system. It’s in a “neighboring galaxy.”

 Here’s the Science story from And here’s the link for a second story in the Guardian online in the U.K.

Montage of the Tarantual nebula