The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula. A billowing tower of gas and dust rises from the stellar nursery known as the Eagle Nebula. This small piece of the Eagle Nebula is 57 trillion miles long trillion km).
This phylogenetic tree, created by David Hillis, Derreck Zwickil and Robin Gutell, depicts the evolutionary relationships of about species throughout the Tree of Life. Less than 1 percent of known species are depicted.