Mission Philae : L’Harponnage d’Une Comète !

Aujourd’hui, mercredi 12 novembre, Philae le module de la sonde européenne Rosetta, est descendu en chute libre vers sa cible durant sept heures. Aux environ de 17 heures, heure française : le robot européen a réussi son atterrissage sur la comète « Tchouri ». C’est une première dans l’histoire spatiale, après plus de dix ans…

Le Voyage de Rosetta et Philaé dans les Étoiles !

Vous recherchez un Pitch pour une histoire de S.F. ? En voici un avec sa timeline toute prête en image- remplacez la sonde par un vaisseau d’exploration et placez y Roseta, la scientifique d’un équipage chargé de maintenir les conditions de vie à bord. Sa quête du savoir est une menace pour leur survie… à…

The Enigma of Beauty !

Devouring Time, blunt thou the lion’s paws, And make the earth devour her own sweet brood; Pluck the keen teeth from the fierce tiger’s jaws, And burn the long-lived phoenix in Hérus blood. William shakespeare, Sonnet no. 19 From a smile of a baby, through erotic ecstasies to the grimaces of pain, this beautiful short film show…

Few Second of Purity !

My Current Jam Silent Running by Douglas Trumbull (1972) Opening credits This is the profoundly delicate and sensitive title sequence that draws you into the world of « Silent Running » and it’s desperate message about preserving life on Earth. It painted a bleak picture of the future that may have served as a useful wake up call in…

A Cage of Light, a Girl and a Robotic Arm !

Sandra Bullock in Gravity The actors, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, were filmed acting inside a light box that had projected from it the correct environment the actor was meant to be in. Thus, if the actor was meant to have the earth providing bounce light from their left, on the screen on that side…

On Spaceship Earth, where are we All Going !?

« Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. » — Arthur C. Clarke Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in the Nevada desert to build an ephemeral citycalled Black Rock City ! Many artists are invited to create wonderful installations, amazing sculptures, artitic performance or firework piece of Art ! Each time, the event…

In Saturn’s Rings

As many people like the previous post with the earth ring, you may enjoy this beautiful trailer for a film- 100% created using only flat 2D photographs (often hundreds or thousands per frame) stitched together, for massive hundred megapixel+ resolutions that are scaled and zoomed using techniques developed by the filmmaker, based on Ken Burns and…

If Earth Had a Ring Like Saturn

An illustrator, named Ron Miller, drew strange skies with a ring like Saturn’s, in the same proportion to our planet, figuring out what they would like like from different places on the earth. In fact, the earth did once have a ring— and it could be possible again, according to various scenarios (READ HERE). Here is what the…