Araucaria araucana (Monkey puzzle tree) is an evergreen tree growing to 40 metres tall with a 2 metres trunk diameter. The tree is native to central and southern Chile, western Argentina, and southern Brazil.
This image from Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope shows a stellar nursery containing thousand of young stars & developing protostars near the sword of the constellation Orion. I heart the Spitzer space telescope.
Methuselah- The world’s oldest individual tree lives feet above sea level in the Inyo National Forest, California. A staggering years old, this primeval tree was already a century old when the first pyramid was built in Egypt. The tree is hid
~ The Majestic Redwood ~ Prairie Creek Redwood State Park, California. This amazing 300 foot tall, 1500 year old redwood was shot by Nick Nichols for National Geographic. He used a 3 camera, robotic dolly on a gyroscope to create this 83 photo composite.