Cosmic String

Cosmic string, wrapped around a star as a light source

Cosmic string, wrapped around a star as a light source

A video rendering of the string in deep space

Cosmic String, on a dark background

Cosmic String, on a dark background

An attempt at adding the quizzical cosmic string Hubble shift to the image!

A still of the Hubble-shifted cosmic string

A still of the Hubble-shifted cosmic string

Side by side comparison of the previous Hubble-shifting trial, and a new one using cryptomatte to control what's red/blue-shifted, just to figure out what I think of it, really.