Weather’s Fine, Wish You Were Here

We are still more occupied with sun and surf than the glowing screen, but will be back in town, with nose reapplied to grindstone, this week.

Meanwhile, a rather odd item from the frontiers of astrophysical research: it appears that there is an enormous hole in the visible universe, a billion light-years across. Lately it seems that the more we see of the cosmos, the less we know. Learn (a little bit) more here.

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3 Comments

  1. Obviously, that’s where God put the nihil that was left over after His creation ex nihilo.

    Jeffery Hodges

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    Posted August 26, 2007 at 7:16 pm | Permalink
  2. Malcolm says

    Good point, Jeffery. He’s lucky he had so much room for it!

    I find it surprising, though, that it didn’t work out more neatly, although some might point out that after all, there was nothing left over…

    Posted August 26, 2007 at 8:43 pm | Permalink
  3. One could say that it’s the ‘holiest’ place in the universe, but only if one were given to making trite puns, and that’s beneath me…

    Jeffery Hodges

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    Posted August 27, 2007 at 12:39 am | Permalink