Acquired by ESA’s Planck space telescope, the most detailed map ever created of the cosmic microwave background – the relic radiation from the Big Bang – revealed the existence of features that challenge the foundations of our current understanding of the Universe. The image is based on the mission’s first all-sky picture of the oldest light in our Universe, imprinted on the sky more than 13 billion years ago. I don’t understand much of the soup-like structures. The picture reminds me mostly of an enormous swimming pool.
In the evening The Hague City Hall, designed by Richard Meier, is transformed like a photonegative. The dark tinted windows change into headlights and the snow-white exterior suddenly becomes a dark shadow. Therefore, the nickname ‘Ice Palace’ only applies to daytime.