Category Archives: Space

Supermoon Eclipse NYC

Mostly overcast, but caught a few good looks in between some clouds. On our way to the High Line we ran across a lone bagpiper on 14th St. Had a moment.

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The 21st Century, Week 820

RIP Martin Milner. Famous for Adam 12, but once played an assassin on an episode of Route 66 that was supposed to air on November 22, 1963 but was pre-empted by the JFK assassination. Russian bears treat graveyards as ‘giant … Continue reading

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Weekly Links: March 16 – March 22

White+ at Los Globos last week: A 26-Story History of San Francisco: a psychosocial history of the former Pacific Bell building at 140 New Montgomery in San Francisco A short history of the Public Storage building on Beverly & Virgil. … Continue reading

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Separated At Birth, Part XXII

Grading, Lakewood, California, 1950 (as seen at The Landscapes Of Suburbia Are The Real Science-Fiction) the surface of Europa.

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Separated At Birth, Part XIX

Star trails as filmed from ISS The “stargate” sequence from 2001: A Space Odyssey

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Experimental Photography in NASAs Gemini Missions

“Experimental Photography in NASAs Gemini Missions” is a Flickr set of “mistake” photos taken from the Gemini Program photo archives, but out of context they have their own aesthetics.

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Eclipse crescents

Eclipse crescents on the wall

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“It didn’t bother you to see the world tiny and unprotected, surrounded by darkness?”

(this was initially an ILX post and then I expanded it to Metafilter post, but it still needed some proof reading so I’m reposting it here. Plus I want it here in case the other sites disappear) In a recent … Continue reading

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Beer Crater

This is the floor of Beer Crater on Mars as seen by the HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Be sure to catch that name… Beer Crater. The crater is actually named after German astronomer Wilhelm Beer, but you … Continue reading

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Separated At Birth, Part XVI

The bottom of a frying pan as photographed by Christopher Jonassen: Europa, a moon of Jupiter:

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