“Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!” -Victor Hugo
I don’t know how many of you have ever had the experience of listening to all your music on shuffle, had a song come on, and then say to yourself, “That’s really good! Who is that?” Well, that happened to me this week, when I was, apparently, listening to The Decemberists‘ song,
But for those of you who prefer your astronomers in Nested Russian Doll — or matryoshka — form, check out this find.
Can you tell who all five of them are?
You guys are good, so I’m sure many of you have it already, but for those of you who want some pictures of their real-life counterparts to help you figure it out.
Did you guess Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking? This is some pretty fantastic stuff, although I’m not going to lie: the Hawking one looks pretty creepy next to the other four.
Hope you enjoyed it, have a great weekend, and for those of you excited about the reports of fossilized life found in a meteorite, please read this article by PZ!