Click on the thumbnails to enjoy Cosmic Visualisation with Yoshiyuki Koinuma. Links: - The Reincarnation Series by Yoshiyuki Koinuma - AWB Astro-Artist of the Month: February 2013 ; Yoshiyuki Koinuma. - Yoshiyuki Koinuma website . Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

This video is a tribute to 8 years of the Cassini spacecraft in orbit around the Saturn system. It was created by Nahum Mendez Chazarra (Spain) with 15 000 images taken by Cassini since 2004. Nahum is currently finishing a degree in Geology at the University of Granada, Spain and spends his spare time with HiTranslate project , translating the captions of the images taken with the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter into other languages. Comments You need JavaScript to be able to post comments You need to be logged in to leave a comment Click Here to Login

Yoshiyuki’s “Reincarnation Series” was conceived after he spent a 2-week vacation in Japan in March 2010—which coincided exactly with the catastrophic 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, including the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident and great loss of life. “I recognized how strong the power of nature is and how our life is sometimes really fragile,” Yoshiyuki says. “Since this experience, I have been getting a recurring image of me on a desert planet in outer space, surrounded by a psychedelic sky at the end of days. It has caused me to rethink the relationship between Buddhism and myself—I’m always thinking the...

Artist Yoshiyuki Koinuma, based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, works with painting, drawing and collage. His work—which he says is influenced by computer games, biology, science fiction, and Japanese comics—invites spectators to “enjoy themselves, evoking their surreal imagination, made of fantasy worlds and outer space.” Yoshiyuki became interested in astronomy and science fiction as a young child, watching a Japanese sci-fi TV drama called Ultraman . After learning that Ultraman came from Galaxy M78 to save Earth from an alien invasion, he asked his mother where M78 is. She responded by giving him some books about the Universe and the Galaxy—after...

In 2003 Dr. Terenzi debut two original collections she designed of stellar jewelries for "ShopNBC" called "GemAllure" in white gold with diamonds and blue zaffire and for "QVC Japan" called "Stellare" in silver, in which each jewelers resemble shapes, color and symmetries of the celestial objects she observed in the night sky. "The jewelry you hold is timeless and eternal. The beauty of our cosmos is held within each piece. May the brilliance, radiance and wisdom of the Sun, Earth and Moon be with you, and may you always be reminded of your own eternal star-light." The synergy between these...

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Astronomers Without Borders' AstroCrafts web blog presented by Kathleen Horner will share a unique variety of creative, educational and fun astronomy-related crafts inspired by the cosmos in which we live. The AstroCrafts page projects will be presented periodically throughout the year for the whole family that involves hands on arts and crafts that will teach us about the wonders of our universe.  The projects are especially a great resource for schools and other organizations, too.  The AstroCrafts projects is another way we can discover our own inner artist and find personal expression of what we see and feel in the cosmic life that is all around us.