Posts Tagged With: Astronomy

GRAVITY

 

“Because there is a law such as gravity,
the Universe can and will create itself from nothing.”

 

~ Stephen Hawking ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2018.


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GENÈSE

 

We become aware of the void as we fill it.”

 

~ Antonio Porchia ~

 

Digitally enhanced image “The Universe’s Vulva” created from an original photo taken by W. Feger in January 2018.


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UNIVERSE

 

It has been said repeatedly that one can never,
try as he will, get around to the front of the universe.
Man is destined to see only its far side,
to realize nature only in retreat.”

 

~ Loren Eiseley ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in July 2015.


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VENUS RISING

 

“I will imagine you Venus tonight
and pray, pray, pray to your star like a Heathen.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

Original photo of Venus rising taken in Orléans, France in April 2017.


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GELIDITY

 

“Absolute zero on the Kelvin scale is
minus 459.67 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 273.15 degrees Celsius).
Outer space is roughly 2.7 Kelvin
(-454.81 degrees Fahrenheit, -270.45 degrees Celsius).
That is the temperature of reality, of the universe you live in.”

 

 

000-gelidityDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in November 2010.


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ASTRONOMY ONE O ONE

 

“I’ve loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.”
 
~ Galileo Galilei~

 

000-astronomy-one-o-one-aDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of an eclipse of the moon taken in March 2007 and merged with a stock image of the Milky Way.


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MARS

 

“Mars is there, waiting to be reached.”

 

~ Buzz Aldrin ~

 

000-marsMacro-photograph of a small fragment of a meteorite, composed of Martian material ejected into space billions of years ago when Mars was struck by an asteroid, taken in October 2016. From the author’s personal collection.


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MOON

 

“Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.”

 

~ Allen Ginsberg ~

 

 

000-moonMacro-photograph of a small fragment of a meteorite, composed of lunar material ejected into space billions of years ago when the moon was struck by an asteroid, taken in October 2016. From the author’s personal collection.


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A SIMPLE TRUTH

 

“Concerning matter, we have been all wrong.
What we have called matter is energy,
whose vibration has been so lowered
as to be perceptible to the senses.
There is no matter.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

000 a simple truthDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a recycled flower bed taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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THE DISEASE

 

“The contemplation of celestial things will make a man
both speak and think more sublimely and magnificently
when he descends to human affairs.”

 

~ Marcus Tullius Cicero ~

 

000 the diseaseDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Crete in October 1992.


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