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These student art projects will be out of this world

Three students are getting ready for a space experiment that will use gravity and magnetism to simulate the origin of planet Earth. Another trio plans to create a musical composition that’s based on blips of cosmic radiation. We’re not talking … Continue reading

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OK Go and Blue Origin team up on art contest

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture is joining forces with the music-video masters at OK Go to give students a chance to send art experiments into outer space on Blue Origin’s New Shepard suborbital spaceship. The “Art in … Continue reading

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Artists vie for a free trip around the moon

It’s been only a day since SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled the plan to send Yusaku Maezawa and roughly half a dozen artists around the moon, but folks are already nominating themselves (and others) for a free trip. Maezawa is paying … Continue reading

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Japanese billionaire signs up for SpaceX moon trip

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk today introduced Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa as the first paying customer for a trip around the moon. “Finally I can tell you that ‘I choose to go to the moon,’” Maezawa said, echoing President John F. … Continue reading

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Alan Bean, Apollo 12’s artistic astronaut, dies at 86

Artist-astronaut Alan Bean, the moonwalker who saw himself as different from the rest, died today at the age of 86 at Houston Medical Hospital. Bean’s death followed a sudden illness that befell him two weeks earlier during a trip to … Continue reading

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How artists add humanity to virtual reality

Virtual reality may have gotten its start with shoot-’em-up video games and porn, but now artists are making VR that puts the emphasis on reality as well as humanity. And Seattle filmmaker Sandy Cioffi argues that the Pacific Northwest could well blaze … Continue reading

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Dreamliner jet becomes a canvas for Kung Fu Panda

It makes sense that a professional illustrator would win a contest to design a paint scheme for one of Hainan Airlines’ Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets. But this isn’t just any paint scheme: The task at hand was to add some … Continue reading

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