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Stars and Comets Shimmer in Juha Tanhua’s Galactic Photos of Parking Lot Oil Spills

 Photography #oil #space #stars February 28, 2022 Anna Marks All images © Juha Tanhua, shared with permission In this collection of cosmic photographs, comets, nebulas, and galaxies stretch before the human eye, showering the sky in glittering scenes that ought to be from a telescope. But instead of looking upward into the night, Finnish …

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An Astronaut Steers an Elaborately Constructed Paper Spaceship in a Window Display by Zim & Zou

 Craft #advertising #astronauts #paper #sculpture #space December 10, 2021 Grace Ebert Images © Nacása & Partners Inc., courtesy of Hermès Japon and Zim & Zou Equipped with joysticks and panels of gauges and knobs, an intricately constructed spaceship built by Zim & Zou (previously) navigates through a starry expanse of whimsical planets and alien …

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Project Stardust: A Photographer Scours Rooftops Across the Globe for Minuscule Cosmic Particles

 Photography Science #macro #meteors #space October 22, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Jon Larsen and Jan Braly Kihle, shared with permission According to Olso-based photographer and researcher Jon Larsen, the most exotic particles from across the universe are likely hiding in a rain gutter or scattered among debris on rooftops. Larsen, who works …

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Brilliant Solar Flares and the Northern Lights Appear in the Astronomy Photographer of the Year Shortlist

 Photography Science #astronomy #contests #space #stars #sun August 2, 2021 Grace Ebert “The Magnetic Field of our Active Sun” by Andrew McCarthy. All images courtesy of Royal Museums Greenwich, shared with permission A trippy shot of the psychedelic California Nebula, a panorama of the Milky Way sprawling above French lavender crops, and a phenomenal …

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An Otherworldly Animation Adventures Across Galactic Landscapes Recreated in Miniature

 Animation Photography #landscapes #miniature #short film #space #video July 13, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] In the first two parts of his Miniature Landscape series, director and animator Clemens Wirth (previously) celebrates the vast, awe-inspiring terrain of the earth by adventuring through snowy caverns, across pebbled beaches, and to the green glow of the …

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Blue Dunes Ripple Across Mars’ Surface in a New Infrared Composite from NASA

 Science #infrared #Mars #NASA #space April 15, 2021 Grace Ebert Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU A striking new image captured by Mars Odyssey is a stark contrast to the rust-colored, rugged landscape that’s synonymous with the Red Planet. Released last week by NASA, the false-color composite—it’s a patchwork captured between December 2002 and November 2004—reveals …

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