The Earth in retreat, with pics

From Futurismic:

"As it headed out toward Mercury, the MESSENGER probe took a series of

shots of the Earth receding over the period of one full rotation. The

shots have been compiled into a movie that is just stunningly pretty."

By Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...