latecomer

Posted by Rich Magahiz Thu, 05 May 2011 17:41:00 GMT

spun
steel
cocoon
waste heat bright,
outside, a dustscape
and I, a creature made of meat,
have just the madly blazing stars for companionship…

back to inchworm form the flutterby


Soap Bubble In Space?
Soap Bubble In Space?
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Exoplop

Posted by Rich Magahiz Wed, 06 Apr 2011 19:54:00 GMT

Quite
sure
it’s safe,
the frog-folk
leapt out into space.
That is why each planet we find
has some comfortable lily pond with great, fat bugs.

Frog Party from Richard Gooderick on Vimeo.


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There and back again

Posted by Rich Magahiz Tue, 22 Jul 2008 18:32:00 GMT

Do
not
bother
to bring a
toothbrush, or a book –
it’ll be over sooner than that –
but you’ll want a camera and a box of postcards.
And when they bring the tray of drinks
and make you sit up,
make a scene!
They made
us
wait.

Virgin employees sit in the cabin of a prototype Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo spacecraft at the Science Museum on February 14, 2007 in London, England. The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo is destined to be the first ever vehicle for space tourism. The SpaceShipTwo will carry six passengers and two pilots, offering a total flight time of 2 hours. Around 200 firm reservations have been placed already with projected flight costs estimated to be $200,000 per passenger.
Propulsion system for hybrid craft blows up

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The Wolf-Rayet beauty

Posted by Rich Magahiz Sat, 01 Mar 2008 01:34:00 GMT

Hot?
Sure,
I’d say
that one’s hot -
entering a room
walls buckle, the lights shift to blue,
sensitive meat seismometers trace out pressure waves,
and spacetime folds bend to accommodate the incarnate representation of ‘hot.’


Hats off to my friend Ian whose comment suggested the image.

Suhail al Muhlif: The brightest O-type star and one of only four WR stars bright enoughto have been observed spectroscopically in UV by COPERNICUS.

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