Sunday, July 16, 2006

So did Merlin build NYC, too?

I was just digging through the Astronomy Picture of the Day, and I found this image of Stonehenge on the Summer Solstice:

I also found this image of Manhattan on July 12, one of two dates of the year on which the city's streets align with the setting sun:

I find it strangely comforting, in a way, to find reminders like this of the fact that even in the face of thousands of years of human history, the mechanics of our Universe still work the same way.

Or, put another way, "Whoooaaaa...."

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