Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Man in the Moon
Look at what's rising: Luna, Selene, man in the Moon.
Much of the universe, as we know it, is strange and distant, full of lifeless orbs and wild cataclysms and dark voids. We know little about the quasars and nebulae and supernovae of outer space. Through our telescopes we peer at stars and planets and galaxies, but how well do we really know them? We can only see what we can see.
The moon is different. It is closer to us than any other heavenly object, both physically and imaginatively. It has been part of our stories and dreams since the dawn of time. It's the stuff of nursery rhymes.
Continued at... Man in the Moon.
by Michael Hofferber. Copyright © 1999. All rights reserved.
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