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"Falling Through Space and Time" large-scale drawing

I imagine the green ink as particles seeping through from another universe. 60 x 60 inches, black and green ink on paper.

“Falling Through Space and Time” is currently part of my solo show “Transcendere” at the RTKL Chicago in-house gallery through November 19, Mon-Fri. 55 more words


Late-night Observations

Doing some late-night observations of NGC 6946 – a beautiful spiral galaxy, and the subject of my astronomy term project.

I’m working with a 24″ telescope, and doing my data analysis on the nifty computer program behind me. 29 more words

Dark Matter

Amazing Galaxy of the Week - Round and lovely

The first of our volunteers to comment on this image of a beautiful barred-spiral galaxy on Galaxy Zoo Talk marked it with #roundandlovely. That is one of the hashtags that has made me smile the most recently, so I thought I’d share it with you today. 9 more words

Citizen Science

Image of the Day: 10/10/14

(Photo Credit:  ESA/Hubble/NASA/Nick Rose)

This magnificent new image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope shows NGC 4206: an edge-on spiral galaxy located about 70 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Virgo. 134 more words