If you’ve been following the current season of Doctor Who then you know all about the crack in space-time that has been following Amy and The Doctor around wherever they go, wiping out events and all memory of them.
On the show, that time-devouring crack has a signature shape and looks like this:
So it’s a bit worrisome that NASA imaged the same thing on June 4th. That picture up top? That’s a huge tear in the Milky Way. According to NASA:
The snake-like object located about 11,000 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius is actually the core of a thick, sooty cloud large enough to swallow dozens of solar systems and may be harboring beastly stars in the process of forming. [emphasis mine]
The season finale of Doctor Who runs in the U.K. this Saturday. I hope the Doctor can get us out of this one.
Chris Greenland does not condone burning down the observatory so this will never happen again.