Space is pretty much an ever on hot topic, also in jewelry. The ancients wore amulets depicting the moon, in Georgian and Victorian jewelry we see numerous depictions of stars and Halley’s comet. Also the mid-21th century saw an explosion of “space age jewelry” and corresponding couture in today’s fashion, thanks to people like Lady ..read more..
The future of space travel is closer than most of us think and last night, at the “future of space travel” conference in Amsterdam, scientists Gerard ‘t Hooft, Bas Lansdorp en Michel van Pelt all gave us amazingly clear explanations on how we will be returning some time soon. Nowadays several space agencies are taking second looks at historical ..read more..
Mike Shaw loves the wilderness. The self-described naturalist also studies these cool little species called the Tardigrades. These microscopic creatures, who are sometimes called Water Bears or Moss Piglets, are biological oddities. While their nervous system looks and acts like us, they are wholly different and they can enter a state of suspended animation (cryptobiosis) which allows them to survive temperature ..read more..
French street artist behind the ‘space invader’ movement makes a splash with his new invasion of space in the reefs near Cancun, Mexico. Probably sick of the available estate on dry land, he dives underwater and takes his claim on these underwater sculptures in a collaboration with sculptor Jason Taylor deCaires. Hope the sharks appreciate ..read more..
A cool way to lick the solar system? If not just that, these are definitely the most creative and cool looking lollipops I have ever seen. Etsy seller Vintage Confections has the answer with their fun set of eight lollipops containing edible images of the planets. Get ready for Halloween with their insects, flies, spiders and centipede set, or ..read more..
New Zealand based artist GABBY O’CONNOR is exploring oceanic depths by combining form and color to indelibly shape space. The installation, entitled “WHAT LIES BENEATH”, was constructed with over 3000 sheets of tissue paper and countless staples to look like the underside of an ice formation. Inspired after reading about antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott, O’connor’s installation ..read more..
When NASA’s Cassini dropped into orbit by Saturn it wasn’t just there for the planet. It was there to observe the sixty moons as well. It’s long been speculated but never confirmed that Titan could possibly contain water. The extent of which has never been proven until recently. Lead study author Luciano Iess, a planetary ..read more..
ZeroN is a new tangible interface element that can be levitated and moved freely by computer in a three dimensional space. Both the computer and people can move the ZeroN simultaneously. In doing so, people and computers can physically interact with one another in 3D space. Users are invited to place or move the ZeroN ..read more..