The Universe Today held a competition to ecapsulate the big bang, and/or the history of the universe in a tweet – which is limited to 140 characters. The top ten are here.
My fave is below the fold.
#sci140 starburst, molecule, amino acid, protein, cell development, cell division, sex, technology, war, religion, OK magazine. jonotrumpeto
And while I’m about it, what do you think makes this picture so pretty?