The entire evolution of the moon is a story of catastrophes. Carl Sagan
This is the first gif I ever saw. It was on AOL back when version 2.0 was new. That’s nearly five years after the event it depicts.
Cover art by Philippe “Manchu” Bouchet for Les Enfants de l’Eternité, a 2002 French edition of Juan Miguel Aguilera’s 1990 novel Hijos de la Eternidad.
Bob Eggleton - Death of a Comet
This would be magical.
This happened. It wasn’t magical for the dinosaurs.
Cover art by Paul Lehr for Theodore Sturgeon Is Alive and Well. I could comment on the title, but it wouldn’t be in good taste.
A piece by Argentinian illustrator Juan Gimenez.
“Leviathan: Destroyer of Ships” by Jedadiah Van Cleave (Vancleavej). A myth from the Age of Sail is updated for the Space Age in this entry in Deviantart’s Mythical Creatures T-Shirt Design Challenge.
Ludek Pesek made at least five different paintings that show the rings of Saturn at close range. Here are two.