NPR / RadioLab correspondent Robert Krulwich rockets from the edge of the Milky Way to the center of the Orion Nebula, to get a close look at a new star with planets beginning to form around it.
Animator Brian Edgerton and I nested together several ultra-high-resolution images from the Hubble Space Telescope to create the "flying" effect.
Robert has more cool stuff to go with the story (supernova pics, avalanches on Mars, etc) here:
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