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X-ray Mosaic of Galactic Center: Chandra Takes In the Bright Lights, Big City of the Milky Way

Description: This spectacular mosaic of Chandra images reveals hundreds of white dwarf stars, neutron stars, and black holes bathed in an incandescent fog of multimillion degree gas. A supermassive black hole residing at the center of our Galaxy is located inside the bright white patch near the middle of the mosaic. The colors indicate X-ray [...]

Mosaic Techniques & Traditions: Projects & Designs from Around the World

With the breathtaking work of hundreds of artists on display throughout, this visually arresting volume showcases mosaics from all corners of the globe and teaches the skills needed to produce 15 beautiful pieces. The history of the art, tools and materials, and techniques come first: bases, adhesives, and grout; shaping and placing tesserae; practical [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Mosaic

Eight colorful, innovative, easy-to-follow projects show the beginner how to create a range of mosaics, from a colourful table top and crazy-paving flower pots to a beautiful clock embellished with beads and stunning bathroom panels. Each project is accompanied by a design template, and clear step-by-step photographs. A selection of striking mosaic items are [...]

S. Vitale, Ravenna, Italy. S. Vitale; Theodora in mosaic.

S. Vitale, Ravenna, Italy. S. Vitale; Theodora in mosaic. Brooklyn Museum Archives, Goodyear Archival Collection (S03_06_01_025 image 3178).

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X-ray Mosaic of Galactic Center: Chandra Takes In the Bright Lights, Big City of the Milky Way

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X-ray Mosaic of Galactic Center: Chandra Takes In the Bright Lights, Big City of the Milky Way Image by Smithsonian Institution Description: This spectacular mosaic of Chandra images reveals hundreds of white dwarf stars, neutron stars, and black holes bathed in an incandescent fog of multimillion degree gas. A supermassive [...]