Ignition

To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.

avaluk:



T-Rex at the Museum voor natuurwetenschappenBrussels, Belgium, July 2014

avaluk:

T-Rex at the Museum voor natuurwetenschappen
Brussels, Belgium, July 2014

(via dino-sours)

urhajos:

Budi Kwan
turtlegallery:

Artist: Atsuko Goto
nostalgerie:

Morocco

wapiti3:

Lepidoptera Exotica, or Descriptions and Illustrations of Exotic Lepidoptera. 1869-1874 / by Arthur Gardiner Butler. on Flickr.

Publication info London :E.W. Janson,1874.
BHL Collections:
Smithsonian Libraries

(via peth)

california-luxe:

(Source: corregida, via corregida)

ancientart:

The faces of Bayon.

Bayon is a richly decorated Khmer temple, located at Angkor, Cambodia. "The serenity of the stone faces" (Glaize, 1993) strikes one while walking through Bayon.

Photos courtesy of & taken by yeowatzup.

shadyufo:

Pair of Angelfish Skeletons mounted on a Cypress Knee. Fun project!

shadyufo:

Pair of Angelfish Skeletons mounted on a Cypress Knee. Fun project!

divaneee:

Bird

divaneee:

Bird

nonconcept:

"On the foot of a pyramid." by Jovelyn Lecomte.

nonconcept:

"On the foot of a pyramid." by Jovelyn Lecomte.

nybg:

fastcodesign:

On Tuesday, a bonsai tree boldly went where no bonsai tree has gone before.

Azuma Makoto, a 38-year-old artist based in Tokyo, launched two botanical arrangements into orbit: “Shiki 1,” a Japanese white pine bonsai tree suspended from a metal frame, and an untitled arrangement of orchids, lilies, hydrangeas, and irises.

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Pair this with that time Anamanaguchi sent a slice of pizza into space and the past couple of years have been good for orbital art. After being launched from the site of Burning Man in Nevada, the botanical rigs traveled to about 90,000 feet before descending back to Earth, where they were found around five miles from the launch site. —MN

Have the various space agencies ever left plants suspended in the vacuum for extended periods of time, and if so, any ideas of the physical impact on the remains?