Technology’s Consequence Collides With Nature

I happened to look out of the window at around 6:30 this morning–just in time to see a huge contrail running from horizon to horizon. And then, of course, the sunrise hit it . . .

Whoa. Deep, Massive Whoa.

The photos below are followed by a video of the thing–marking, I think, the first time I’ve used that function on my iPhone. (The featured music is Brian Eno’s “Asteroid Dawn,” from Curiosities, Volume 2.)