Wonder on the Web
Every Image of the Solar System You’ve Ever Seen Is Inaccurate
Because, planets, it turns out, are microscopic compared to the distances between them, which are pretty much impossible to represent in an image. So, yep, you guessed it, we’re going to offer a model that is accurate—and beautiful cinematography to frame it all. Prepare to feel small. And then go back and read Mark Galli’s essay again.
Speaking of Whales
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- Editor's Note from October 29, 2015
Issue 34: The long, weighty future of a whale’s body, God’s childlike attention, and hip op. /
- Sunken Treasure
The end of a great creature’s life is the beginning of a long, deep community. /
- Deeper than Deep Space
The unbelievable and unfathomable truth of the universe is God’s childlike gaze. /
- The Joint of Strength and Mortality
A doctor looks at Jacob’s hip. /
- Whale Fall
“Its carrion / carries on” /
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