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scanzen:

Mapping the Milky Way. William Herschel’s galaxy maps (facsimile), 2009 (originals 1784–85). 

William Herschel and his sister Caroline made the first maps of the structure of our galaxy. For two years they surveyed thousands of stars, using their brightness to estimate distance from Earth.

Source: Science Museum - Courtesy of Royal Astronomical Society

rudygodinez:

Ferdinand Ellerman, Four Inch Telescpoe and Stand Used for Testing and Seeing”, (1929)

rudygodinez:

Ferdinand Ellerman, Four Inch Telescpoe and Stand Used for Testing and Seeing”, (1929)

(via thinkingimages)




Artists Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson have launched their collaborative Moon project, an online platform where users are allowed to browse a rotating orb, gradually covering it with their own art drawings.  ”By connecting in spaces for imagination – by determining what to share and how to share it – we can create a greater outcome,”  the site reads.  
Read more at Moon

Artists Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson have launched their collaborative Moon project, an online platform where users are allowed to browse a rotating orb, gradually covering it with their own art drawings.  ”By connecting in spaces for imagination – by determining what to share and how to share it – we can create a greater outcome,”  the site reads.  

Read more at Moon

(via thinkingimages)

workman:

nemfrog:
Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863
Sectional drawing of crust of the earth, showing erupting volcanoes.
1828-1840
One of 61 drawings done by Orra White Hitchcock for use in Professor Edward Hitchcock’s classes on geology and natural history.

workman:

nemfrog:

Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863

Sectional drawing of crust of the earth, showing erupting volcanoes.

1828-1840

One of 61 drawings done by Orra White Hitchcock for use in Professor Edward Hitchcock’s classes on geology and natural history.

likeafieldmouse:

Galileo’s Moon Drawings

"Galileo Galilei did not invent the telescope. The honor is usually reserved for Hans Libbershey, a Dutch eyeglass maker, who was at least the first person to apply for a patent, in 1608. But Galileo was a very early adopter, and improver, of the instrument.

In 1609, he made the drawings above ‘from life,’ the very first realistic renderings of the Moon (now housed at the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale in Florence). 

Prior to Galileo’s illustrations, virtually no one bothered to represent the Moon with its spots the way it actually appeared.

After his observations, Galileo planned the following year to create an entire series of illustrations, presumably ‘to show how the shadows of individual features changed with the illumination.’

This, however, became unnecessary since ‘even the Jesuit fathers in Rome were convinced that that the Moon’s surface was uneven.

He explained his observations of a coruscated, pitted, and mountainous Moon and included several additional drawings. (He also made scores of drawings of Jupiter and several constellations.) 

Like many scholars of his day, Galileo was also an accomplished draftsman, and like scholars still today, he was required to excel at the fine art of self-promotion, forced not only to compete with his contemporaries, but also to persuade his patrons as well as mollify the institutional authorities.”

theoddmentemporium:

MODEL OF THE MOON, FIELD COLUMBIAN MUSEUM, CHICAGO C.1894

theoddmentemporium:

MODEL OF THE MOON, FIELD COLUMBIAN MUSEUM, CHICAGO C.1894

Work: Closed/Open

Description: O P E N is now closed in Geneva NY. 

Materials: Roadside sign, letters, fluorescent lights and mirror.

Work: Closed/Open

Description: O P E N is now closed in Geneva NY.

Materials: Roadside sign, letters, fluorescent lights and mirror.

A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
– Max Planck
Work: Process Collage (various work)
Description: Over the course of one year this collage was worked and reworked regarding the development of various projects including: O P E N, L A U N C H, Light Lab, Black Locust and Sun Lamp.
Materials: Various found and printed pieces of paper.

Work: Process Collage (various work)

Description: Over the course of one year this collage was worked and reworked regarding the development of various projects including: O P E N, L A U N C H, Light Lab, Black Locust and Sun Lamp.

Materials: Various found and printed pieces of paper.

scanzen:

Mapping the Milky Way. William Herschel’s galaxy maps (facsimile), 2009 (originals 1784–85). 

William Herschel and his sister Caroline made the first maps of the structure of our galaxy. For two years they surveyed thousands of stars, using their brightness to estimate distance from Earth.

Source: Science Museum - Courtesy of Royal Astronomical Society

rudygodinez:

Ferdinand Ellerman, Four Inch Telescpoe and Stand Used for Testing and Seeing”, (1929)

rudygodinez:

Ferdinand Ellerman, Four Inch Telescpoe and Stand Used for Testing and Seeing”, (1929)

(via thinkingimages)




Artists Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson have launched their collaborative Moon project, an online platform where users are allowed to browse a rotating orb, gradually covering it with their own art drawings.  ”By connecting in spaces for imagination – by determining what to share and how to share it – we can create a greater outcome,”  the site reads.  
Read more at Moon

Artists Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson have launched their collaborative Moon project, an online platform where users are allowed to browse a rotating orb, gradually covering it with their own art drawings.  ”By connecting in spaces for imagination – by determining what to share and how to share it – we can create a greater outcome,”  the site reads.  

Read more at Moon

(via thinkingimages)

bizarredisco:

object: Sun 18.06.1941

bizarredisco:

object: Sun 18.06.1941

workman:

nemfrog:
Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863
Sectional drawing of crust of the earth, showing erupting volcanoes.
1828-1840
One of 61 drawings done by Orra White Hitchcock for use in Professor Edward Hitchcock’s classes on geology and natural history.

workman:

nemfrog:

Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863

Sectional drawing of crust of the earth, showing erupting volcanoes.

1828-1840

One of 61 drawings done by Orra White Hitchcock for use in Professor Edward Hitchcock’s classes on geology and natural history.

likeafieldmouse:

Galileo’s Moon Drawings

"Galileo Galilei did not invent the telescope. The honor is usually reserved for Hans Libbershey, a Dutch eyeglass maker, who was at least the first person to apply for a patent, in 1608. But Galileo was a very early adopter, and improver, of the instrument.

In 1609, he made the drawings above ‘from life,’ the very first realistic renderings of the Moon (now housed at the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale in Florence). 

Prior to Galileo’s illustrations, virtually no one bothered to represent the Moon with its spots the way it actually appeared.

After his observations, Galileo planned the following year to create an entire series of illustrations, presumably ‘to show how the shadows of individual features changed with the illumination.’

This, however, became unnecessary since ‘even the Jesuit fathers in Rome were convinced that that the Moon’s surface was uneven.

He explained his observations of a coruscated, pitted, and mountainous Moon and included several additional drawings. (He also made scores of drawings of Jupiter and several constellations.) 

Like many scholars of his day, Galileo was also an accomplished draftsman, and like scholars still today, he was required to excel at the fine art of self-promotion, forced not only to compete with his contemporaries, but also to persuade his patrons as well as mollify the institutional authorities.”

#pencil

#pencil

theoddmentemporium:

MODEL OF THE MOON, FIELD COLUMBIAN MUSEUM, CHICAGO C.1894

theoddmentemporium:

MODEL OF THE MOON, FIELD COLUMBIAN MUSEUM, CHICAGO C.1894

Work: Closed/Open

Description: O P E N is now closed in Geneva NY. 

Materials: Roadside sign, letters, fluorescent lights and mirror.

Work: Closed/Open

Description: O P E N is now closed in Geneva NY.

Materials: Roadside sign, letters, fluorescent lights and mirror.

A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
– Max Planck
Work: Process Collage (various work)
Description: Over the course of one year this collage was worked and reworked regarding the development of various projects including: O P E N, L A U N C H, Light Lab, Black Locust and Sun Lamp.
Materials: Various found and printed pieces of paper.

Work: Process Collage (various work)

Description: Over the course of one year this collage was worked and reworked regarding the development of various projects including: O P E N, L A U N C H, Light Lab, Black Locust and Sun Lamp.

Materials: Various found and printed pieces of paper.

"A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it."

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This is about Architecture, Art, Design and Science and is worked and reworked by Michael Zebrowski.