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The Wonderful World of Completely Random Facts — Issue 38

The Last Light from the Pillars of Creation

The light from the Pillars of Creation, a collection of columns of interstellar dust and gas in the Eagle Nebula, takes 7,000 years to reach Earth. So right now, we are seeing the Pillars of Creation as they were 7,000 years ago. But what we see no longer exists.

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The writer, editor, and chief lackey of Knowledge Stew and the Knowledge Stew line of trivia books. Connect at knowledgestew.com and danielganninger.com

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