04. 15. 2008
Your very own Milky Way
For the existentialist in your life who has everything, how about the Milky Way galaxy suspended in a glass cube? Supposedly, there are 80,000 stars inside the cube, rendered using three-dimensional data from Japan's National Astronomical Observatory. In the exact center of the cube is our solar system - a tiny speck, a reminder of how invisible we are in the cosmic scheme of things.
Because it's a cube, you can view the galaxy from different angles:
Available from Living World for a mere $80,000 JPN (about $770).