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M00N
a beautifully-glitched photo of the moon by Giacomo Carmagnola; more on his art at http://www.bleaq.com/2015/giacomo-carmagnola . (Via Archillect)
via:archillect  art  giacomo-carmagnola  glitch-art  moon  glitch  images 
9 weeks ago by jm
LUNAR MISSION ONE: A new lunar mission for everyone. by Lunar Missions Ltd — Kickstarter
We plan to send an unmanned robotic landing module to the South Pole of the Moon – an area unexplored by previous missions. We’re going to use pioneering technology to drill down to a depth of at least 20m – 10 times deeper than has ever been drilled before – and potentially as deep as 100m. By doing this, we will access lunar rock dating back up to 4.5 billion years to discover the geological composition of the Moon, the ancient relationship it shares with our planet and the effects of asteroid bombardment. Ultimately, the project will improve scientific understanding of the early solar system, the formation of our planet and the Moon, and the conditions that initiated life on Earth.


Kickstarter-funded -- UKP 600k goal. Just in time for xmas!
kickstarter  science  moon  lunar-mission-one  exploration 
november 2014 by jm
Goodnight Clock
Burrito Justice nerds out on 'Goodnight Moon'. 'Maybe the bunny and the old lady are actually in a space elevator, getting closer to the moon as he gets into bed? Or as suggested by @transitmaps, the bunny can bend space and time? I do not have a good answer to this conundrum, but that is what the comments are for.'
goodnight-moon  moon  space  time  space-elevators  childrens-books  books  physics 
march 2014 by jm
NunatsiaqOnline 2012-09-06: The First Non-Inuk on the Moon

No, I am not a conspiracy theorist who believes that Armstrong’s moon landing was faked at some mysterious location in the Nevada desert. Armstrong reached the moon. But his accolades are undeserved because he was not first. All right-thinking Nunavummiut know this, because we know that Inuit regularly visited the moon for centuries.

David Iqaqrialu said as much in a heated exchange in the Nunavut legislature on May 6, 2002. We know it was heated because he prefaced his remarks by telling the Speaker, “I am starting to get hot under the collar...”

He then went on to say, as reported in Hansard, “...it is not really related to the question that I posed, but this is background material. Inuit had reached the moon quite some time ago during the shamanistic ages, prior to the Americans reaching it with their machines and finding out it wasn’t what they thought it was.”


(via Dave Walsh)
inuit  via:daev  shaman  nunavut  neil-armstrong  moon  space  exploration 
september 2012 by jm

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