I’ve been writing about the Universe for many years now. Whether it’s looking down at our home planet or up into the farthest reaches of the heavens, I am in awe of everything about it.
This is what it looks like to live in my head:
This photo by astrophotographer Ben Canales is everything I love about my job.
Among our greatest assets are human curiosity and our hard-won ability to reason things out. Sharing what comes out of these is a true pleasure.
The most amazing things about the Universe are that we are a part of it, and that we can understand it at all.
TODAY IN SLATE
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