Music and creativity in Ancient Greece – Tim Hansen

Music and creativity in Ancient Greece – Tim Hansen

We live in a society obsessed with music. We use music to worship, tell stories, to celebrate, to work, exercise, declare our love and sometimes our hatred, and, arguably most importantly, to dance. And, of course, we play music ourselves because, well, it’s a pleasant thing to do. Thousands of years ago in Ancient Greece, […]

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Katie Paterson – Mapping Dead Stars | TateShots

Katie Paterson – Mapping Dead Stars | TateShots

Hi, my name’s Katie. I’ve got a piece of work All the Dead Stars in the Tate Britain Altermodern show. It’s a large map, 3 x 2 m. I’ve basically mapped all the dead stars in the universe, or all what could be considered dead stars that have ever been observed and recorded by people […]

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Stormy Planet | GIMP Tutorial

Stormy Planet | GIMP Tutorial

Hello everyone. Its Jen from Olde Tinkerer Studio. Today’s GIMP tutorial is going to be making a stormy planet. Create a new project. Go to File>New>640 width; 640 height. Change your background color to black (use the curved double-arrow by the swatches). Change your foreground color to red (I used #FF0000). Select your Blend (Gradient) […]

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Star Field | Beginner Graphics in Photoshop [Tutorial]

Star Field | Beginner Graphics in Photoshop [Tutorial]

Hello everyone. It’s Jen from Olde Tinkerer Studio. In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going to make in a star field. Make a New Project. (Width: 1080, Height: 720) and Background Contents: Other (Choose #000000 from the pop-up color picker window) Right-Click on the Background layer and choose Convert to Smart Object. Go to Filter>Noise>Add Noise […]

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★ How to Get to Mars. Very Cool! HD

★ How to Get to Mars. Very Cool! HD

We don’t fire a rocket motor all the way to mars. We don’t need to You just place the spacecraft on a trajectory to mars and let it coast for seven months and 300 million miles until it reaches the planet Atmospheric entry in 3.. 2.. 1.. Just passed in one minute that atmospheric entry […]

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China’s Almost Ready to Build Their Space Station

China’s Almost Ready to Build Their Space Station

It seems like there’s a new Earth-like planet making the headlines practically every month these days. And, well, we found another one! But even though we’ve found a lot of new planets lately, astronomers have reason to be especially excited about this one. Most of the exoplanets we find are either thousands of light years […]

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Making the Sun | Beginner Graphics in Photoshop [Tutorial]

Making the Sun | Beginner Graphics in Photoshop [Tutorial]

Hello everyone it’s Jen from Olde Tinkerer Studio and today I’m going to show you how to make the Sun. Let’s create a new project. Go to File>New (Width: 2000; Height: 2000). Click OK. Make sure your foreground color is a black and using ALT + DEL fill the project with black. Fit the project […]

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A Spacecraft Is Going To Build Its Own Solar Panels In Space: Archinaut One

A Spacecraft Is Going To Build Its Own Solar Panels In Space: Archinaut One

As I’ve mentioned in several episodes now, humanity is in a bit of a transition period, a time when it makes sense to launch material up and out of Earth’s gravity well into orbit, and beyond. But it’s really expensive, costing up to $10,000 per pound you want in orbit, and 10 times if you […]

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Where are all the aliens? | Stephen Webb

Where are all the aliens? | Stephen Webb

I saw a UFO once. I was eight or nine, playing in the street with a friend who was a couple of years older, and we saw a featureless silver disc hovering over the houses. We watched it for a few seconds, and then it shot away incredibly quickly. Even as a kid, I got […]

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