Morris Scott Dollens is best known to aging SF fans as one of the most prolific space artists who ever lived. For decades there was rarely a convention art show that didn't feature half a dozen or more of his small-scale astronomical paintings. Unable to afford to attend many cons himself, he mailed hundreds of these to shows all over the country. They were not very good astronomical paintings, but they were colorful and fun and reflected a genuine passion for the universe. There were few…

Scenes from the 1950s Space Movie That No One Saw

Scenes from the 1950s Space Movie That No One Saw

Scenes from the 1950s Space Movie That No One Saw

Morris Scott Dollens - Scenes from the Space Movie That No One Saw It wasn’t until decades later, when I contacted Dollens while researching my book, “The Dream Machines”, that I finally learned.

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Hugo Ball wearing costume for a performance at Cabaret Voltaire

Saturn’s moon Enceladus in 2008

Why Don’t You See Any Stars In Pictures of Saturn?

Starry Night on EnceladusNumerous stars provide a serene background in this view of Enceladus captured by the Cassini spacecraft while the moon was in eclipse, within Saturn’s shadow The view looks up at Enceladus’ south pole. Although they are not.

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