Monday, June 4, 2012

The Last Galactic Dance

What happens when worlds collide? Peanuts to what happens when galaxies collide. I don't know about you, but I plan to be there for this one, no matter how many lifetimes it takes.

Artist's Conception of what will happen
when the Milky Way Galaxy collides with
the Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day
Illustration Credit: NASAESA, Z. Levay and R. van der Marel (STScI), and A. Mellinger


  1. I would like to hear the celestial music to accompany that dance, in particular the percussion section.

  2. Indeed. Where metaphors meet and symbols clash.