formuladelcosmos:

El COSMOS de Jon Lomberg

Lomberg fue el principal artista colaborador de Carl Sagan. Ilustró la mayoría de los libros y artículos del conocido astrónomo y divulgador, y fue el director artístico de la popular serie de televisión COSMOS. También fue el diseñador del disco de oro de las sondas espaciales Voyager y el asesor visual de las secuencias astronómicas de la película Contact, incluyendo su espectacular secuencia de inicio. 

Más allá de su trabajo con Carl Sagan, Lomberg ha seguido colaborando en diversos proyectos de la NASA y para instituciones astronómicas como la Planetary Society o el Smithsonian Institution, entre otras. Habitualmente, realiza ponencias sobre arte y ciencia en numerosas universidades, centros de investigación y museos de todo el mundo.

- “The Backbone of the Night” 
- “Space Caravel”
- “Starseeds”
- “Comet Tree”
- “Starflowers”

Referencia The Creators Project

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libutron:

The Olm - Proteus anguinus 

This strange creature is commonly known as the Olm, a rare cave salamander belonging to the species Proteus anguinus (Caudata - Proteidae), which is only found in Europe. 

The Olm is perfectly adapted to live in caves. As it spends its entire life in darkness, Proteus anguinus has very poorly developed eyes and is blind. It also lacks pigment in the skin, giving its body a pasty white appearance, Its pink hue is due to blood capillaries near the skin, and as its translucency shows the contours of the internal organs. 

This salamander does not undergo a clear metamorphosis and retains many juvenile features, such as gills, throughout its life. It is long-lived, potentially reaching up to 58 years of age.

The Olm is restricted to subterranean aquatic habitats in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, France, Italy and Slovenia. The species is classified as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. 

References: [1] - [2]

Photo credit: [Top: ©Darko Visek | Locality: Rokina, Croatia, 2008] - [Bottom: ©National Geographic | Locality: Divje Jezero, Idrija, Slovenia]

this is literally the axolotl version of slenderman

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cyan-biologist:

 6. A Cantherellus cibarius for ichijoukenichiro
(I don’t like the way I did the outer lines, I think I can do much better, but I am too lazy to redraw it and it is not that bad)

cyan-biologist:

 6. A Cantherellus cibarius for ichijoukenichiro

(I don’t like the way I did the outer lines, I think I can do much better, but I am too lazy to redraw it and it is not that bad)

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nowyoukno:

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kamikaze95:

nowyoukno:

Remember IT IS NOT A WOMAN’S RESPONSIBILITY TO PREVENT RAPE. In the world we live in, however, women should be empowered with any tools in order to protect themselves. Source for more facts follow NowYouKno

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