Artist Michael Benson has made some pretty fun and stunning images of celestial bodies in our solar system rendered in a manner that supposedly mimics the way our human eyes would perceive them if we were to fly by. For those of you in London, check out an exhibition of his photos along with original music by Brian Eno. > Read more and see more … Continue reading What would our planets look like if you flew by?
This video of a bonobo playing the keyboard (with a bit of background music accompaniment) makes me think about just how powerful music really is. There’s something about music that resonates deep inside all of us. Thanks to Peter Gabriel’s YouTube channel for turning me on to this. Continue reading Primate at the Piano, or Music Is Trans-Species
From the Google Chrome Experiments comes 100,000 Stars, a virtual tour of our Milky Way galaxy. This is one of the most awe-inspiring experiences I’ve ever had with a web browser. Go play and wonder. >> 100,000 Stars | Chrome Experiments Continue reading Explore the Milky Way from your computer
Space Shuttle Endeavour passes through Los Angeles in time-lapse. >> Mission 26 The Big Endeavour from Givot on Vimeo. Continue reading Time Lapse + Endeavour + Los Angeles
From the frontiers of astronomy, a galactic bird’s eye view of the universe: Made up of more than 2.7 million images taken at four infrared wavelengths of light, the new image captures everything from nearby asteroids to distant galaxies. I must admit, it’s easy to get turned around. I’m still looking for the little “I am here” marker. >> Link: The Whole Universe In One … Continue reading Hello, World! The Whole Universe In One Photo
This is beautiful and awesome. For a really cool experience open the video full-screen, sit back, and relax… Thanks Carter for sending my way! Continue reading Earth from the International Space Station — The Chill-Out Mix