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Michelle de Villiers
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Attends University of Life
Lives in Canada
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Leap of faith :) #45Degrees   #Scaiku  
It all stacks up! I can keep watching this video all day.
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Peacock Spider!  #SciArt   #scaiku  
-a splatterspider-
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Michelle de Villiers

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At  #home  in the Milky Way
 
"This data will enable scientists to build the most accurate model ever of star-formation, history and evolution within our galaxy, and understand the mechanism behind the origin of practically all the light in our Universe."

From our vantage point within the Milky Way, most of our 200-400 billion stars are obscured by the dust lanes present within. But thanks to its views in infrared light, the Spitzer Space Telescope can glimpse not only all of the stars and the dust simultaneously, it can do it at an alarming resolution. Recently, NASA has put together a 360 panorama of more than 2,000,000 Spitzer images taken from 2003-2014, and one astrophysicist has gone and stitched them together into a single, 180,000-pixel-long viewable experience that shows less than 3% of the sky, but nearly 50% of its stars.
The Spitzer Space Telescope has imaged our entire galactic plane in the infrared, and it’s a 180,000 pixel spectacular.
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Splattering forth! #Platypus  
If it’s nice, do it twice!
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SplatStoat  #Stickitty   #Wesel  
Koes, Wesel lyk woes!
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Rhinoseriously #bizarre   #Ionesco  
Me tricks imperial "These words [below] must be greatly astonished to find themselves together [with the above picture], for assuredly they had not met before." - apologies to Father Bouheurs (1671); Ionesco's Rhinocéros made...
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Have her in circles
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Occupation
I occupy my brain, sometimes
Skills
Vêrsigtig en nie onverskillig nie.
Employment
  • Independent
    painter,sculptor,reader,writer, present
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Currently
Canada
Previously
Africa - RSA, Chile, USA, Indonesia, Canada
Story
Tagline
dribbler, scribbler, doodler, thinker
Introduction
I am passionate about the intersection between art and science.
Bragging rights
I survived STEM. Now searching VOICE.
Education
  • University of Life
    present
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Female