As is the Microcosm so is the Macrocosm.

While recently staring into a slushy puddle on the side of the road, a spot of oil spillage reminded me of the Hubble’s 2009 Advent Calendar. My memory tripped me back to 2001 when I learned the phrase: “as is the microcosm so is the macrocosm. I learned about this concept during a course I was taking entitled Science of Creative Intelligence. It was taught through 33 films by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who you might know from this song.

Here are some of my favorite Hubble Space Telescope images from the 2009 Advent Calendar:

And here are my microcosmic photos taken of the oil-splotched puddle on the side of the road:

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