Keeping Things in Perspective: Biggest Star on Record
July 22, 2010 by PaulM Posted in Current Events, Education, History, Lowell, Science Leave a Comment
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 aol.com. And here’s the link for a second story in the Guardian online in the U.K.