Category Archives: Photography

10 Breathtaking Night Skies

Over at BBC Earth, they have a collection of 10 stunning night skies on Earth. These photographs show how breathtaking the cosmos above us is, especially the sweeping Milky Way. My favourite image of the bunch is the one shown left … Continue reading

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Ultra High Definition Video From The International Space Station

“The view of life in space is getting a major boost with the introduction of 4K Ultra High-Definition (UHD) video, providing an unprecedented look at what it’s like to live and work aboard the International Space Station. This important new … Continue reading

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20 Years Of APOD

Astronomy Picture of the Day is 20 years old today! To celebrate, they’ve digitally re-pixelated and altered the famous painting by Vermeer, using many of the over 5000 APOD images they’ve collected over the years. It’s a brilliant piece, and … Continue reading

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Sun And Moon Halo

“Two pictures captured on April 1 are combined in this creative day and night composite. Separated in time by about 10 hours the images otherwise match, looking along the coast at Östersund Sweden. The relative times were chosen to show … Continue reading

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Two Worlds, One Sun

“How different does sunset appear from Mars than from Earth? For comparison, two images of our common star were taken at sunset, one from Earth and one from Mars. These images were scaled to have same angular width and featured here … Continue reading

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Winter In Lofoten

“The sun rises and covers the landscape in a soft pink light. The rugged cliffs cast a long shadow. Winter has the island under control. The snowy mountains tower above the frozen fjords. The streets are empty and just a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #17

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for another Throwback! First up are some translucent ants eating a coloured liquid, colouring themselves in the process (Colossal). It looks pretty cool, especially the ants that create new colours by sampling several of the different liquids. From … Continue reading

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