ESA’s Planck mission has delivered its first all-sky image – all sky! Its our universe! The Egg!
It reminded me of something Andy Weir once wrote, I really recommend reading this: The Egg.
It starts like this:
You were on your way home when you died.
It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off, trust me.
And that’s when you met me.
“What… what happened?” You asked. “Where am I?”