astronomy

Solstice Whimsy: Giant Bouncy Stonehenge

Happy June Solstice all! Merry Yule/Litha to those who celebrate the circling of the seasons. This week’s whimsy features Jeremy Deller’s inflatable sculpture Sacrilege. Please share any bits and pieces you have come across recently that have surprised, delighted, intrigued or otherwise positively engaged you.

I missed the solstice!

It was about seven hours ago, and I meant to schedule a post to publish at the exact time, but life got in the way. Whatever your cultural/religious/astronomical orientation, may the turning of the calendar lead only to better things for you.

Astrolink: old rocks and old skies

It’s too long since I’ve put up a spectaculat starry time lapse video, and I needed some astronomical comforting after cloudy skies meant that I missed the lunar eclipse on Saturday. Via Bad Astronomy, this spectacular effort has pre-Incan petroglyphs… Read More ›