from the last-words-of-a-star dept.
NaturePhotog writes: "No, it's not CNN bad-mouthing the Empire's latest creation, it's astronomers catching a dying star in the act of becoming a nebula. Radio waves emitted by water molecules helped provide the age of the event."
"Well, it don't make the sun shine, but at least it don't deepen the shit."
-- Straiter Empy, in _Riddley_Walker_ by Russell Hoban