Daily Archives: August 15, 2012

Asteroid spotting

This is Dawn. And she’s a much underrated spacecraft. Launched back in 2007, Dawn’s mission is fascinating but, to many people, not especially glamorous. You see, in 2011 Dawn arrived at her new home in the asteroid belt. With her … Continue reading

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あそび

あそび (遊び), pronounced “asobi”, means play. It’s an installation by an art student named Yasutoki Kariya which uses computer controlled lightbulbs to recreate Newton’s Cradle, with light visualising the transfer of kinetic energy in the system. And I think it’s … Continue reading

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