All Blog Posts Tagged 'Sun' (5)

Thousands of Merged Photos Display Sun's Fiery Surface

Photographer Alan Friedman has figured out a way to photograph the sun so that we can stare directly at its blazing bright surface without hurting our eyes. By day a greeting card designer, the Buffalo-based photographer spends his evenings exploring his passion for astronomy, often by setting up a telescope in his own backyard.

In particular, he records these photographs of the…


Added by katie hosmer on February 14, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Beauty in a Statue

Andy Warhol Monument (Union Square, NYC)

Whenever I see a statue or a sculpture, particularly those of people, I look for the perfect angle to make them come alive. I'm lucky to live at a place that's perfect for this, New York City. Here are some shots from my series entitled Statues in the Sky.

General Tecumsah… Continue

Added by Michael E. Mason on July 31, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Sun Boxes

Sun Boxes are an environment to enter and exit. It’s comprised of twenty speakers operating independently each powered by solar panels. There is a different guitar sample in each box all playing together making the composition. The guitar samples are all of different lengths so the whole piece keeps evolving.

Participants are encouraged to walk amongst the speakers. It sounds different inside… Continue

Added by Kevin on May 7, 2010 at 12:43am — 1 Comment

Brilliant Sun Poem by Jiyeon Song

What a clever and beautiful idea! Jiyeon Song created the One Day Poem Pavilion that uses light and shadow to reveal a poem. How does it work? "Using a complex array of perforations, the pavilion’s surface allows light to pass through creating shifting patterns, which–during specific times of the year–transform into the legible text of a poem. The specific… Continue

Added by alice on March 2, 2010 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Hi-Def Pics - The Sun and All Its Glory (11 photos)

A sweeping prominence, a huge cloud of relatively cool dense plasma is seen suspended in the Sun's hot, thin corona. At times, promineces can erupt, escaping the Sun's atmosphere. Emission in this spectral line shows the upper chromosphere at a temperature of about 60,000 degrees K (over 100,000 degrees F). Every feature in the image traces magnetic field… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 13, 2008 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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