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Milky Way Over Bristlecone Pine | by Jeffrey Sullivan
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Milky Way Over Bristlecone Pine

Shot while scouting trees and angles to use for capturing longer timelapse sequences of the Perseid meteor shower.

 

More than seventy varieties of amino acids have been found in meteorites, and tests imply that they may withstand impact events. It's mind-boggling to think how many planets circling the billions of stars in each of the billions of galaxies out there may be sprinkled with the building blocks of life.

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Taken on August 13, 2010