This is a time lapse built from Hubble Telescope images taken of the star V838 Monocerotis between 2002 and 2006. But it doesn’t show a supernova. Good old V838 didn’t explode. No.
V838 suddenly brightened, and we’re watching that burst of light pass through a relatively stationary cloud of dust, illuminating the cloud as it goes.
Click through this thumbnail to a beautiful rendering of the event, by Roberto Colombari:
Ukrainian architect and designer Anna Marinenko has matched sound waves with their environmental manifestations.
This is lovely.
How I like to end every night. Reflecting on my day and thinking about all the lives i have impacted. It’s hard being me.
Actually kind of into this idea.
(by Jess Gough)