The Big Picture launches its 2010 Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar’s The Big Picture is my favourite web site. And so it was much to my delight to wake up this morning to find that they’d launched their 2010 Hubble Space Telescope advent calendar! What is it, you ask? Every day this holiday season, The Big Picture will be posting a gob-smackingly amazing photo taken by the famous Hubble Telescope. If you’re as much a space nut as I am, you can’t miss it!

Can’t wait? You can whet your appetite with the advent calendars from 2008 and 2009.

For fans of wonderful photography (and who isn’t?), The Big Picture is an absolute must-bookmark website. Between photo-journalistic coverage of all the current conflicts and social events going on in the world, to beautiful collections showcasing the wonders of our world and the people, animals and landscapes that define it, The Big Picture is sure to leave you at times cheered and humbled, melancholy and amazed.


Aidan Moher is the editor of A Dribble of Ink, a humble little blog that exists in some dusty corner of the web. He hasn’t won any awards, or published any novels. But he’s, uhh… working on that.

He is also a contributor at SF Signal and the lackey for io9’s Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast.


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