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Apparent motion of the planet Mercury with Earth as the frame of reference from 1708-1715, as first described by Cassini in "Celestial scenery; or, The wonders of the plane" Dick, Thomas 1838

Apparent motion of the planet Mercury with Earth as the frame of reference from 1708-1715, as first described by Cassini in "Celestial scenery; or, The wonders of the plane" Dick, Thomas 1838

3D-printed sculptures create optical illusions  using the Fibonacci sequence

3D-printed sculptures create optical illusions using the Fibonacci sequence

Curtis Olson Antikythera 017, plaster/concrete/mixed media

Curtis Olson Antikythera 017, plaster/concrete/mixed media

The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient mechanical computer designed to calculate astronomical positions. It was recovered in 1900–1901 from the Antikythera wreck. However, its significance and complexity were not understood until decades later. The construction has been dated to the early 1st century BCE. Technological artifacts of similar complexity and workmanship did not reappear until the 14th century, when mechanical astronomical clocks were built in Europe. modern reconstruction at…

The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient mechanical computer designed to calculate astronomical positions. It was recovered in 1900–1901 from the Antikythera wreck. However, its significance and complexity were not understood until decades later. The construction has been dated to the early 1st century BCE. Technological artifacts of similar complexity and workmanship did not reappear until the 14th century, when mechanical astronomical clocks were built in Europe. modern reconstruction at…

Mandala Direction 36 by Curtis Olson at J GO Gallery.  36"x36" SOLD.

Mandala Direction 36 by Curtis Olson at J GO Gallery. 36"x36" SOLD.

Son of your race! As you are striving for the sake of sentient beings in the Land of Snows, intercede in their suffering, and I shall be your companion in this endeavor! - Tara

Son of your race! As you are striving for the sake of sentient beings in the Land of Snows, intercede in their suffering, and I shall be your companion in this endeavor! - Tara

SUN SIGN - The sun was worshipped as a personified, life-giving deity in Babylonian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and other major civilizations of history. A dot or point in the center of a circle symbolizes the blending of male and female forces. Hindus call the midpoint in a circle the bindu - the spark of (masculine) life within the cosmic womb.

SUN SIGN - The sun was worshipped as a personified, life-giving deity in Babylonian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and other major civilizations of history. A dot or point in the center of a circle symbolizes the blending of male and female forces. Hindus call the midpoint in a circle the bindu - the spark of (masculine) life within the cosmic womb.

1880 Vintage Star Chart  NORTHERN STARS

1880 BEAUTIFUL Antique toned Vintage Star Chart NORTHERN STARS rare antique Celestial Maps, Constellations Planets Zodiac

Six Mandalas, One in a Triangle and the R.H.S. One Larger, c. 1665, Central Tibet, Lhasa. Ink and pigments on paper. Collection of Thomas Isenberg. Object Dims: 6 ¼ X 17 inches. TC 383 No. 70 Rubin Museum of Art

Six Mandalas, One in a Triangle and the R.H.S. One Larger, c. 1665, Central Tibet, Lhasa. Ink and pigments on paper. Collection of Thomas Isenberg. Object Dims: 6 ¼ X 17 inches. TC 383 No. 70 Rubin Museum of Art