"If you imagine The Dish as the Sun, the Earth would be the size of an apple located 6 km away." This is today's Food for Thought at The Dish Cafe.
Growing in well-tended gardens surrounding the radio telescope are four young apple trees. These have been grown using cuttings from a tree which is a direct descendant of Newton's famous apple tree.
Whenever we visit The Dish I'm reminded of the excellent Australian-made and produced film The Dish -- filmed on site.
Tonight at Gilgandra, we saw our first bottle tree. This is a sign of warmer climates; a sign that we are entering outback territory -- a place we love.