The Pillars of Creation show their dark side › News in Science (ABC Science)

The Pillars of Creation is one of the most iconic images ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.

In 1995, the telescope provided the first views of three towering spires of cold molecular hydrogen gas, dust and newly forming stars that lie within M16, the Eagle Nebula, located some 6500 light-years from Earth.

via The Pillars of Creation show their dark side › News in Science (ABC Science).

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