COSMIC WONDER


Mind blowing stuff and post. Love this by Annika and so I’m reblogging.
It’s good to wonder about how we came to be here. I think anyhow.
Dorne x

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imageSometimes I just forget our tiny place in the universe. How minuscule an area our atoms occupy, our Earth dwarfed by the enormity of the cosmos. Too large to fathom, to comprehend.

Moonlight reflecting off the Adriatic Sea and highlighting the boot of Italy. Moonlight reflecting off the Adriatic Sea and highlighting the boot of Italy.

Like the proverbial kick in the solar plexus I ached in awe at the glorious power, space and size of these images and what they represent. My mind started doing gymnastics before conceding defeat and instead stopped to admire the sheer beauty, scope and energy of the images. Enjoy.

Europa - one of Jupiter's dozens moons - has a an icy surface filled with sprawling faults and deep flowing ridges. Europa – one of Jupiter’s many moons – has an icy surface filled with sprawling faults and deep flowing ridges.

The pictures form part of a photographic exhibition at the National History Museum, London starting 22nd January 2016.  Called Otherworlds, the exhibition is an exploration of the solar system using some of the hundreds of thousands of…

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4 Comments on “COSMIC WONDER

  1. Many thanks for the reblog, Dorne and for your warm words. It is all incredulous, I honestly don’t think our minds can grasp it, but perhaps we can reach a bit closer in spirit.

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    • Hi Annika. I loved this post and I was pleased to be able to reblog. I find anything like this so mind boggling. As you so rightly say…our minds can’t really understand it all: but what fun trying?
      Great to hear from you and all the best for 2016. x

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      • A very Happy New Year to you too, Dorne. Hoping it is kind to you and yours and you are blessed with happiness and and many moments of laugher! 😀 I often wonder how you’re getting on. Warmest wishes xx

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