The sky is falling "Snowy Range Perseid Meteor Shower" by David Kingham of the U. was "highly commended" in the Earth and Space category. Kingham combines 23 individual stills to convey the excitement and dynamism of August's Perseid meteor shower.
Stars Bursting In The Night Sky Australian photographer Lincoln Harris collection ‘Star trails’, surreal swirls in the sky, created from a multitude of long-exposure shots and the effect of the Earth’s rotation.
What thrilled me the most was the fact that millions of meteors burn up every day as they enter our atmosphere. As a result, earth receives 10 tons of dust from outer space. Not only do we take in the world with each breath, we are inhaling the universe.