Reflection and Emission Nebulas
— Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex
Iron Man 3 poster - Paolo Rivera
I reblogged a smaller version of this earlier, but this…yeah; it’s worth a second look.
If anyone ever wondered why Danilo change the Musique Graphique’s avatar and banner so often, I’m the one to blame
The work of Eeva Karhu has been strongly influenced by the impressionists, in particular by Monet and Turner. She follows the concept of capturing a moment by using light and colour to create a certain atmosphere. Light as the initial starting point for her work as a photographer implies not only the possibility to transpose a sentiment into a tableau but also serves as the essence of colour. In their result very impressionistic, the method of Karhu’s work is rather cubistic: in one image hundred of various fragments of the same motif can be seen from numerous different angles.
How Burning Plants Signal Future Generations to Grow
Previous studies have reported that chemicals known as karrikins are created as trees and shrubs burn during a forest fire and remain in the soil after the fire, ensuring the forest will regenerate. In the April 23 early online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), scientists at the Salk Institute and the University of California, San Diego, sought to uncover exactly how karrikins stimulate new plant growth.
The researchers found that a plant protein know as KAI2 binds to karrikin in dormant seeds, changing its shape. This karrikin-induced shape change may send a new signal to other proteins in the seeds causing seed germination when the time is right, after a forest fire.