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Jade Rabbit Goes to Sleep

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  Good night, Jade Rabbit. Erica Glasier created this wonderful storybook animated gif of China’s Jade Rabbit lunar rover. All the feels. Sniffle. Jade Rabbit, or yutu, has been malfunctioning and I can’t think of any better way to explain its adventure to a child than this. Could we get an entire lightly-animated ebook of [...]

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Trilobite Boy by Eric Orchard

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Several years ago I painted a half-human, half-trilobite  hybrid in the style of a Minotaur. I’ve always been fascinated with the blended animals and humans from mythology (that’s where my Flying Trilobite handle comes from)  and trying out ideas with organisms that scientific discovery has revealed to us, everything from dinosaurs to microbes. I took [...]

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Children Exploding Out of Stars

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  As the worlds of science and illustration continue to show, sometimes non-traditional forms of  illustration – the whimsical, the mysterious, the abstract – are the best ways to draw in a new audience to scientific ideas. The book You Are Stardust by author Elin Kelsey and illustrator Soyeon Kim (hey! We were students together!) transcends typical illustration [...]

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Curiosity’s Storybook Wishes For Mars

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The Martian rovers Opportunity and Spirit have represented optimism, hope, and even cuteness to millions of people dreaming about discoveries on the red planet. How appropriate then, that the newest rover, Curiosity, should carry a sundial with sentiments and illustrations worthy of classic children’s literature. Curiosity blasted off aboard an Atlas 5 rocket on November [...]

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