Monday, 14 June 2010

The Einstein Tower

Take a look at that!  Certainly, if the hobbits of Middle Earth had ever thought fit to explore sciences such as astrophysics then their observatory could have looked something like this. The Einstein Tower in Potsdam looks like something a curious hobbit might want to visit to explore the skies above, but is, in fact, a near perfect example of twentieth century expressionist architecture, but one made by us not halflings. However, just like the Shire, its history has not necessrily always been a peaceful one.

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