Saturday, April 30, 2011

Shrink-wrapped boats

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"Shrink-wrapped boat," Tim Connor, All rights reserved

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"Shrink-wrapped boat 2," Tim Connor, All rights reserved

These were sitting in the boat yards at Montauk a little more than a week ago.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Visualizing (a tiny part of) the Universe

Courtesy "All That Is Interesting" from the PBH Network

Check out this fascinating sequential visualization of our Earth scaled against various objects in the near-universe. The final images in the post are from the Hubble telescope, which focused on an ink black area in the night sky for over 4 months to collect light that had spent 13 billion years reaching its lens.