Archive for space

We put bed in your desk so you can sleep while you work

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on August 13, 2010 by pictureplane

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Amateur astronomy on shoestring budget

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on June 13, 2010 by pictureplane

Shelob awaits you

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on June 13, 2010 by pictureplane


Come into my parlor said Viennese/Croatian design collective For Use/Numen to the mob. This exhibit in an old stock exchange building in Vienna is made entirely of packaging tape. Nearly 117,000 feet worth. As you can see below, the structure is strong enough to support people climbing inside it. The exhibition runs only until today but if anyone is around Frankfurt in September, they’ll be making another in a public space in the city centre.

Click here for more pictures and information in the original article by Jill Singer for Fast company

17th Century Ottoman tent

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on March 15, 2010 by pictureplane

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Galaxy of the day

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on February 19, 2010 by pictureplane

NASA officially clueless about comet like object

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on February 3, 2010 by pictureplane

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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has observed a mysterious X-shaped debris pattern and trailing streamers of dust that suggest a head-on collision between two asteroids. Astronomers have long thought the asteroid belt is being ground down through collisions, but such a smashup has never been seen before…

The filamentary appearance of P/2010 A2 is different from anything seen in Hubble images of normal comets, consistent with the action of a different process…

Hubble shows the main nucleus of P/2010 A2 lies outside its own halo of dust. This has never been seen before in a comet-like object…

NASA shouldn’t be allowed to use the phrases “never seen before” and “different from anything seen” when talking about mysterious x shaped objects shooting through our solar system. Im not paranoid but…

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via NASA

Breakups are always tough

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on February 2, 2010 by pictureplane

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