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04. 15. 2008

Your very own Milky Way

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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:
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Available from Living World for a mere $80,000 JPN (about $770).

Via Crave.

Posted by lydia    Category: design | home | novelty
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