Yesterday during my lunch break I was rather bored; it is unseasonably cold for the fall, even in Calgary, and a bit foggy too. For something to do I browsed […]
In a previous post I showed some of the beautiful new images of Pluto from New Horizon’s mission, coloured using the new Matplotlib perceptual colormaps: More recently I was experimenting with Principal Component Analysis […]
Introduction At 11:53 am of September 14 2015, Marco Drago, an Italian postdoctoral scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (AKA Albert Einstein Institute) in Hannover, Germany, was the first person to see it: the […]
Oh, the new, perceptual MatplotLib colormaps….. Here’s one stunning, recent Truecolor image of Pluto from the New Horizons mission: Below, I recolored using two of the new colormaps:
Read the full story on NASA’s Visualization Explorer site.
Introduction While on a flight to Denmark a couple of years ago I happened to read this interview with Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang. Towards the end he talks about feasibility (and proximity) of […]
In my post Our Earth truly is art I talked about Earth as Art, NASA’s e-book collection of wonderful satellite images of our planet, and posted my top 3 picks. In NASA’s Perpetual Ocean […]
A couple of months ago AGU blogger Dan Satterfield posted a great article titled The Turbulence of Van Gogh and the Labrador Shelf Current. For getting maps and art together, I […]