“Satisfaction by Lunar Eclipse” I hardly ever feel satisfied and it seems I am not alone with said sensation. However, looking at the Moon fills my heart with satisfaction - in an attempt to balance my general discontent. As clear as the starry night sky can I recall an experience from March 3rd, 2007, witnessing a lunar eclipse for the very first time. Prior to the sighting, I was much dissatisfied, because I knew I would have to stay up for it alone, unable to share my joy with anyone else. MULUK Pouting and hurrying, I took my camera fitted...

"Curiosity" I'm curious about what dawn will bring... the next one, the one after it, and all the rest. A new day, fragrances in an unknown garden, solving a task, a conversation whose time has come, experiencing something new, the idea that life can offer more and become more beautiful. What will the embrace feel like that I've been waiting for so long? Throughout our voyage, we can witness changes of shapes and colors. The melody, that we fall in love with, and can remind ourselves of what's important - that which we try to get closer every day. Constantly...

The universe that seems so distant, but which is our cradle at the same time... The universe that we understand so little of. But still, all its secrets lie hidden inside us: its materials, its energies that surround us and are inside us. The idea is that we can gain the sensation of overcoming distances that our eyes judge to be vast and that we can abolish these imaginary confines, even if only visually. This is my constant goal throughout my work. Maybe we should appreciate it more often that we are able to comprehend that which we call our...

Here's Arthur chatting with AstroArts' editor Daniela de Paulis on his career. 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 final post discusses the terrestrial activities of the OURS Foundation, the evolution of my painting with a realistic focus on the home planet, the Greater Earth and Space Option concepts that emerged as a rationale for space development and finally, on my current activities that emphasize that space development is a critically needed alternative to war. The OURS Foundation The OURS Foundation was founded in 1990 as a legal entity and vehicle to organize, manage and fund the astronautical art projects that it was developing. All of the members of the board of directors believed, however, that this non-profit...

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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.