|Ancient white dwarf stars in the Milky Way galaxy and a celestial look from Dolce and Gabbana's 2011 fall ready-to-wear line. One was captured by the Hubble space telescope and the other was not.|
|This is apparently how cool the perigee moon looked over Washington D.C. Photo by NASA.|
This is the Bug Nebula. (Although NASA also likes to call it by its cute pet name, NGC 6302.) It's formed by a dying star cloaked in a blanket of hailstones... and is 4000 lightyears away! Cue brain explosion. Humans have a tough time with big picture things in general. (If we didn't, laws to control greenhouse gas emissions would get top priority, and companies would be sued for using styrofoam.) Due to this innate megalophobia suffered by our species, any attempt to foster an appreciation for the cosmos is an act worth applauding. Which is why I'm a big fan of Dolce and Gabbana and my Dad. (Bet you didn't see that coming.)
|I could wear the dress in the middle everyday. And how daring is Dolce and Gabbana... pushing both stars and designer fanny-packs in the same show?! Tres Ballsy.|
|Armani's 2010 fall couture collection was a game of "Spot the Moon." Can you find the hidden crescents in each look? Well done! Gold star.|
|Speaking of the moon, designer Risto Bimbiloski noted, "I just got a new telescope and I watch her from my window. I think it's something that's kind of interconnecting everybody, and it's there all the time, so it's inevitable as an inspiration."|
And now for the ultimate embodiment of space-meeting-style (or at least space-meeting-every-nerd's-lycra-fantasy), a certain lady cyborg...