Well, technically it's a brain photographed from space. Astronaut Chris Hadfield, current Commander of the International Space Station, snapped the photograph while orbiting over South America.

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"I have no idea what this Brazilian outcrop looks like on the ground," Hadfield tweeted, along with the picture (the latest in a long string of beautiful photographs that Hadfield has taken from aboard the ISS), "but from orbit, it's a brain."

Yes. Yes it is.