April 8, 2005

"The idea of having a big celebration of something that's so tiny — we're playing with the obvious absurdity of it."

It's really tiny and it's really old. 4.4 billion years old. Here, on display, in Madison: a bit of zircon!

2 comments:

Kevin said...

But Ann, what if someone sneezes around that thing?

heh

joated said...

Why, oh why does a picture of Charlie Brown at Halloween, in a badly cut sheet come to mind? As he says, "I got a rock."