Saturday, September 10, 2011


I've spent a bit of time lately with big picture, big idea guys. Physics professors, star gazers, astro-physicists. When I came across this video, assembled from individual photos taken by the Cassini orbiter, I got a glimpse of what makes their world spin.

Watch the film in full screen mode.



Linda McMullan said...

Oh, my. We are so tiny.

Suburban Princess said...

I saw a picture on was of a grade school test. The question was 'Why does Saturn have rings?'
The child answered 'God liked it so he put a ring on it'


Anonymous said...

"God liked it so he put a ring on it"

Ohhhhh pain!

Sir Toad, being high bred as you are, might you need an assist with SubPrin's idiom? Somehow I don't see you being fluent in Beyonce'.

Your Erudition: are we in trouble as a nation when small children quote Beyonce' as they look at the rings on Saturn? Or not?

I submit as a public service:


Toad said...

I'd long wondered what a Beyonce was.