Who needs a calendar when you can have this gorgeous graphic yearlight calendar displaying the duration of daylight, twilight, and moonlight for each day of the year?
Beautiful science illustrations of scale by design duo Brainstorm, a fine addition to these essential visualizations of the scale of the universe.
if you don’t stop and look beyond your own world once in a while, you’ll never get an appreciation for the real scale of things.
Also a perfect thing to lick on while you fly through these moonscapes! (Seriously, watching that moon fly-through will make your night.)
Stunning celestial maps from 1825, based on Ancient Greek mythology.
Fun fact: In various cultures past and present, the ubiquitous “Big Dipper” constellation (or “asterism” to be more accurate) was interpreted not only as part of a bear, but also as …
- A coffin with trailing mourners (Arabia)
- A plow or a cleaver (England and Ireland)
- A wagon or cart (Northern Europe)
- A salmon net (Finland)
Perspective is everything.
Eventually everything connects — people, ideas, objects… the quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.