James Tregurtha

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Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

Supermassive Black Hole Simulations Suggest Dark Matter Origin

Cutting edge simulations have revealed for the first time exactly how the supermassive black holes at the heart of quasars were formed.<p>Quasars are some of the brightest objects in the visible universe and they are believed to contain supermassive black holes that are more than a billion times the …

Black Holes

16 Stunning Pictures Of Yorkshire That Will Take Your Breath Away

These pictures are inspired by the photographer's father<p>Born and raised in Bradford, West Yorkshire, Dave Zdanowicz is a landscape photographer who …

Landscape Photography

Earth is warming 50x faster than when it comes out of an ice age | Dana Nuccitelli

Climate change,Environment,Climate change scepticism,Sea level,Oceans,Greenhouse gas emissions,Climate change,Science<p>A major new study includes some scary implications about how rapidly humans are changing the Earth’s climate

Summer in Staten Island in the 1980s – in pictures

Staten Island in the 1980s was working class and with a small-town feel. Photographer Christine Osinski, now a professor at The Cooper Union School of Art, captures the character of the ‘forgotten borough’ over the summers of 1983 and 1984 after moving there – kids on bikes, suburban homes and …

The photos celebrating urban youth culture in Johannesburg

In a relatively short time, Soweto-born photographer and artist Musa Nxumalo has developed a distinct visual style. Documenting South African youth as they experience their daily routines as well as nightlife, Nxumalo conveys a spirit that is raw and evocative of youth culture in Johannesburg. …

enter bruce weber's wonderful world

In an extract from the new issue of 'Humanity' magazine, the iconic photographer's friend Dibi Fletcher recalls her time in Weber World.<p>It was fall in San Clemente, California, 1989, when I received a phone call at my office by someone wanting to know if Christian Fletcher would be available for an</i> …

Photo highlights of the day: a slip on the ice and a chilly turtle

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including a skating tumble and a Florida aquarium

15 Photos

Project info<p>I photograph life as I find it or as it finds me which I feel it does when I stop trying so hard. The photos here are chosen for the happiness they evoke in me. It's easy for me to make serious and sad photos but very hard to make joyful pictures. I thought it would be uplifting to put …

These Photos Show Another Face Of The Refugee Crisis

The refugee children whose smiles show immense strength amidst adversity.<p>Images of refugees making the dangerous journey to Europe have filled news pages in recent months.<p>Often, these images are heart-breaking -- showing men, women and children who have braved death in the Aegean Sea, survived in …

Aegean Sea

Take a running leap: the man who dreamed of jumping roofs – in pictures

On long childhood car journeys, Michael Snyder imagined himself hurdling passing buildings at high speed. As an adult, he recreated his fantasy, superimposing himself into urban landscapes around Washington DC

Prints of darkness: macabre vintage posters – in pictures

Before TV and radio, the main way of reaching the public was with large, eye-catching posters. Theatre, silent film and opera would be advertised with colourful images fixed to walls or fences. Most have been lost or destroyed, but Los Angeles art gallery Century Guild has a collection of peculiar …

Animal pictures of the week: 8 January 2016 - Telegraph

The 20 photographs of the week

Photography,News photography,Art and design,Culture,Migration,Serbia,Turkey,Greece,Islamic State,Europe,Middle East and North Africa,Syria,World news,Israel,Palestinian territories,US news,France,Charlie Hebdo attack,North Korea,Afghanistan,UK news,Environment,Global development,Asia Pacific,South …

The Ocean's Chaotic Beauty Captured In 15 Award-Winning Photos

Life really is better under the sea.<p>In case you needed further proof that the ocean is a bizarre, magnificent and totally alien world, the Underwater Photography Guide has announced the winners of its 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition.<p>The photo submissions, which come from more than 50 …

Colossal

Reblogged from bigblueboo<p>Notes

Robert Smithson: the epic life of an American enigma

His masterpiece Spiral Jetty took psychedelia back to nature, but Smithson was once a city boy dazzling New York with his porn pastiches. A new show revisits a legend’s unlikely beginnings<p>Robert Smithson is one of the most enigmatic artists of the late 20th century. In 1970 he created Spiral Jetty, …

Melting glacier? Yawn. Climate change is boring, worthy – and terrifying | Owen Jones

It’s easy to switch off when you hear another report of rising sea levels. But unless individuals act, we’re heading for a global catastrophe<p>It’s the existential threat to our species, and it bores us to tears. Admit it. You think the consequences of human-driven climate change are terrifying, but …

Undelivered letters shed light on 17th-century society

Thousands of pieces of correspondence, many still unopened, were stored away by Dutch postmaster and are now being examined by academics<p>An appeal for help from a desperate woman has been opened and read more than 300 years after the man it was sent to refused to accept delivery – not surprisingly, …

The 15 Best Mondo Movie Posters of All Time

READ MORE: Exclusive: Nicolas Winding Refn Discusses Movie Poster Evolution and Premieres NSFW Vintage Ads<p>For cinephiles across the world, Mondo is …

Cows

Just cows.

UK government warned not to 'derail' offshore wind and nuclear

Unhelpful policy changes would hinder pressing plans for a future secure, affordable, low-carbon energy system, says new report<p>The government has been urged not to “derail” the development of technology such as offshore wind and new nuclear which are needed to transform the UK’s energy system.<p>A …

The Disorienting Beauty of Inverted Seascape Photos

Check out this photo of wispy clouds over a barren desert. It’s actually a photo of a choppy waves hitting a beach… flipped upside down. New …

Man who discovered rare Billy the Kid photo: 'The hunt is a really grand thing'

Randy Guijarro paid $2 for the tintype and two other photographs at an antique shop in Fresno, California, and now the image is valued at $5m<p>The man who found a rare and expensive photograph of Billy the Kid playing croquet has some advice for other treasure hunters: get rummaging.<p>“I hope this …

Fresno

Indigenous communities featured in photography competition – in pictures

Endangered tribal communities around the world are the focus of the annual photography competition by the charity Survival. Designed to raise awareness of the threats faced by indigenous people and the diversity of their experiences, the winning images are featured in Survival’s 2016 calendar which …

Spotlight: Artist With a Day Job Rebecca Wise Girson

<b>My name is</b> Rebecca Wise Girson and I am the Creator-in-Chief at Artist With a Day Job and the founder of Wise Workforce Strategies. In addition to painting and occasional songwriting, I help call center businesses better manage and optimize their workforce resource.<p><b>My love</b> of painting began, …

Can Solar Desalination Slake the World's Thirst?

<b>Dear EarthTalk</b><b>: What exactly is solar desalination and how can it help an increasingly thirsty world?</b> <i>— Maryann Dell’Amore, Howard, MN</i><p>Solar …

Baby orangutan and her mother are released after rescue – in pictures

18-month-old Kebaco and mother Ah Foo are re-released into the wild after their rescue from an oil palm plantation prior to the harvest that destroyed their home

BP has been ordered to pay a record $20.8 billion settlement over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Chicago (AFP) — British energy giant BP will pay a record $20.8 billion to settle civil claims for damages stemming from the deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, US Attorney General General Loretta Lynch said Monday.<p>The settlement is significantly higher than a previously announced deal in which …

From Photos to Fishing Lures, Custom Framing with Framebridge

Earlier this month at the NYC Affordable Art Fair’s fall edition, CH favorite Shantell Martin was the official artist-in-residence, taking her black marker to the walls and floor of the programming lounge as well as displaying her own pleasantly priced illustrations. The frame choice couldn’t have …