Sky watchers around the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, witnessed something amazing: A complex network of luminous arcs and rings surrounded the afternoon sun. “I’ve never seen anything quite like it,” says eyewitness Bill Cooke, head of NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office. Solar physicist David Hathaway snapped this picture of the display.
Posted by BecStar* on September 6, 2014 at 2:00pm
How awesome is this piece!
Posted by BecStar* on September 4, 2014 at 2:00pm
Some seriously yummy eye candy here.
Deep dark green shiny dioptase crystals nestled in among some seriously well formed shattuckite with chrysocolla edges - too yummy!
A wonderful specimen of Dioptase, Shattukite and Chrysocola. We covered the mineralogy of these before at …
Posted by BecStar* on September 3, 2014 at 12:00pm
Oh yes - Master Stoller does it again!
This biggun started out with a weight of 18kilos before Master Stoller facetted it into the artwork you see here a triacontakaitetragon meaning a 34 sided polygon.
The work would have been easier had the client asked for a multiple of six sides, as it could have built more easily…
Posted by BecStar* on September 2, 2014 at 12:03pm
Started by Shino M. Sep 23.