Category Archives: Photography

Throwback Thursday #11 – Brighton

After last week‘s interruption by a solar eclipse, Throwback Thursday resumes! Today is all about Brighton. I spent eight years down in Brighton doing my undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and I really love the city, the atmosphere, and the restaurant Pompoko. … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse At 35,000 Feet

There are several amazing total solar eclipse pictures that have come to light during the past few days, but not many can compare to the above image, taken by Geoff Sims with the assistance of Glenn Schneider. Taken at 35,000 … Continue reading

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A Double Eclipse Of The Sun

“Can the Sun be eclipsed twice at the same time? Last Friday was noteworthy because part of the Earth was treated to a rare total eclipse of the Sun. But also on Friday, from a part of the Earth that … Continue reading

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Earth During A Total Eclipse Of The Sun

“What does the Earth look like during a total solar eclipse? It appears dark in the region where people see the eclipse, because that’s where the shadow of the Moon falls. The shadow spot actually shoots across the Earth at … Continue reading

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Volcano Of Fire Erupts Under The Stars

“First, there was an unusual smell. Then there was a loud bang. But what appeared to the eye was the most amazing of all. While waiting near midnight to see a possible eruption of Volcán de Fuego (Volcano of Fire) … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #10 – Fukushima

“A year ago, three nuclear reactors melted down at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Nature Video takes a look at the ongoing efforts to stabilize the reactors and prevent the spread of further contamination.” (YouTube) It’s been four years and … Continue reading

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Vintage Nasa Photographs

A few days ago, several vintage NASA photographs went up for grabs at auction. These images were some of the first taken in space, and include photographs of the Earth, on the moon, and of the astronauts themselves. The BBC have … Continue reading

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