Tuesday, December 4, 2007

So Much Nothing in the Universe

The Ice-Cream Scoop Taken Out of the Universe
Discover Magazine, Nov. 21, 2007

Astronomers at the University of Minnesota have identified the largest known void in the universe, a cosmological no-man’s-land where stars, planets, and even dark matter are mysteriously absent. “It’s like an ice-cream scoop taken out of the universe,” says Shea Brown, one of the astronomers. “There’s nothing there.”

1 comment:

Stephanie Palumbo said...

thanks for helping my existentialist crisis come along nicely.