The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings are fifteen wonderful illustrations by the French astronomer and artist Étienne Léopold Trouvelot
I recently discovered the amazing artwork of Jakub Rozalski, an illustrator from Poland.
NASA / JPL have commissioned an amazing set of posters to commemorate the achievements of NASA’s Voyager mission and the possibilities of space exploration. “NASA’s Voyager mission took advantage of a once-every-175-year alignment of the outer planets for a grand tour of the solar system. The twin spacecraft revealed details about Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and […]
One Hundred years after Albert Einstein predicted the existence of Gravitational Waves, the announcement that they had been discovered finally came. The two detectors of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) simultaneously observed a transient gravitational-wave signal last year on September 14th. From the Introduction in the Physical Review Letters paper: “In 1916, the year […]
Kodak in collaboration with Swiss designer Yves Béhar, are about to re-introduce the Super 8 camera to the world. The Super 8 motion picture film format was released in 1965 by Eastman Kodak and was an instant hit, being portable with easy to load cartridges. Super 8 also increased the width of the film frames over the standard […]
A few years ago J.J.Abrams gave a wonderful talk at TED about mystery boxes and how these drive his creativity. There’s a spooky moment when he talks about Star Wars. Here’s the whole video – it’s worth a look…
Take a look at the amazing photography of Finnish illustrator Vesa Lehtimäki – who likes to build and photograph scenes using Star Wars Lego. – Your Joyful Benefactor Image: Vesa Lehtimäki
I originally tried to read this stunning book back in 2011 when I received it as a present, but struggled from the outset. I have always been fascinated by Quantum Mechanics but found its abstract nature and sheer weirdness overwhelming when compared to classical mechanics. I have recently given the book another go but this […]