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Submission + - Doom for Hubble's iconic pillars

rucs_hack writes: "The Iconic pillars of Gas in a Stellar Nursery imaged by Hubble in 1995 that became an iconic image, even appearing in Star Trek Voyagers astrometrics lab, have apparently met their end..

While some may mourn their passing, it was a predicted end to structures in a stellar nursery, with newborn stars blowing away surrounding gas. The breakup of the pillars won't be visible from earth for another thousand years."

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