Monday, October 4, 2010


Here's another one of my classic blue-and-red nebula pictures. This one depicts filaments of glowing gas, backed by another section of the nebula emitting hydrogen alpha red light. The title of the picture is "Superstrings," but to be scientifically proper that is a wrong title because the "strings" proposed by string theory would be invisible to anyone living on our scale of reality. Therefore a more accurate title is "Superfilaments," though there is nothing "super" about them. It's just gas.

"Superstrings" is acrylic on illustration board, 10" x 7", July 1992.

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