March 02, 2016

It's a Black Hole Out There

Black Hole quilt block image © W. Russell,
Black Hole quilt block
Today's featured block looks like it should have a fun name. It's a pinwheel and is an easy block to construct, made with only squares and flying geese patches.

So, why would this quilt block have the name Black Hole? That sounds ominous, but there you have it. Still, a black hole is a pretty thing out there is space.

So let's talk about space ...

Black Hole in Space image courtesy
Black hole in space
  • "Space is to place as eternity is to time."
    ~ Joseph Joubert

  • "Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion."
    ~ Democritus

  • "Of all things visible, the highest is the heaven of the fixed stars."
    ~ Nicolaus Copernicus

  • "I don't think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space."
    ~ Stephen Hawking

and finally, I found these ...

10 Amazing Facts About Black Holes

'Black Hole' quilt block image © W. Russell,
'Black Hole in Space' image courtesy

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