Space in a printer

A bit of topic, but this is a fun project (maybe because my son is really into space stuff). Anyway, this dude makes space photos by placing household items on a epson photo scanner.

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Ghostly anomaly – butter, food coloring, salt

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Planet – bottom of a glass containing half and half, water, food coloring
Stars – salt, cinnamon, baking powder

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Nebula with gas streams – cat fur, garlic powder, salt, flour, cumin, turmeric

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Planet – bottom of a glass containing half and half, water, food coloring
Moons – bottom of a glass containing coconut milk, water, food coloring
Stars – salt, cinnamon, baking powder, tums

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Wanna go to Kepler 16b?

NASA has made some lovely travel posters to get people excited about planets we may visit some day in the future. It’s done by NASA’s “Exoplanet Travel Bureau”. Epic stuff!

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(H/T Engadget)

Wanderers (space short)

I can’t seem to get enough of space related things lately. Luckily here’s a short film that shows some of the other planets in the universe that might be habitable – or at least an educated guess about them.

Well-made and with a great speaker!

Wanderers – a short film by Erik Wernquist from Erik Wernquist on Vimeo.