Indian God of Love, Light and Delight ("Fonse Shont Oh" - the beautiful God who does the "Flont" (I love you, you are loved, you are loved, you are loved, you are on high, you are in the sky, you are not bereft, you are of heft, you are "askagoe" (beautiful ones), you are "afloe" (the Goddess) on the Gods. "Abraham"
This early Persian astrolabe with a geared calendar movement is the oldest geared machine in existence in a complete state. It illustrates an important stage in the development of the various complex astronomical machines from which the mechanical clock derives. Islamic scholars learned of this design from a text by one of the greatest Islamic scientists, al-Bîrûnî (973-1048), who explained how gearing might be used to show the revolutions of the sun and moon at their relative rates, and to d...
Interested in astronomy or just like to look at the stars? This beautiful canvas print, courtesy of CreativeForestStudio, reproduces a Spitzer Space Telescope image of the W5 star-forming region, located near the constellation Cassiopeia, and showcasing the blue and pink sparks of generations of developing stars. Enjoy :)