Wow, that almost 6 miles for every dollar of the US deficit this year!
A stellar ‘caterpillar’ in the midst of a metamorphosis has been spotted by astronomers.
The light-year-long cosmic squiggle is currently collecting material from an envelope of gas surrounding it. Astronomers are now keen to see what will emerge from the protostar, which is in a very early evolutionary stage.
A cool video sort of puts the scale of space into perspective...