Jantar Mantar
The observatories of Jai Singh

In the early 18th century Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories in North India, known as Jantar Mantar.

Polynesian Wayfinders
The knowledge of the ancestors

The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.

Pierre Radisic
Heavenly Bodies

The skin of another is as cryptic as the vastness of the heavens above. But we try to find meaning, with celestial maps of heavenly bodies.

A photographic exploration

This book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…

Comet 67P/C-G
Interception of a galactic voyager

Tomorrow November 12 the space probe Rosetta will deploy a lander to the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Seasons of Mars
Wind, dunes and dry ice

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter circles the red planet since 2006. The little spacecraft sends high-res pictures of Mars’ surface ever since.