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The Sciences

Why I Could Kiss Andrew Sullivan

The IntersectionBy Sheril KirshenbaumSeptember 10, 2009 5:21 AM


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During the final month composing The Science of Kissing, it can be challenging to maintain a sense of the manuscript's 'big picture' while getting lost editing a single paragraph at a time. Fortunately, The Daily Dish has provided the distance and perspective I need--perhaps even a glimpse of the 'first kiss' ever--with this view of NGC 6302, a butterfly-shaped nebula surrounding a dying star. It's just 3,800 light-years away in the Scorpius constellation:


Looks like a kiss to me too... Thanks Andrew


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