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Vera Rubin [#Inktober 2016][05/31]

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Vera Rubin, Astronomer.

She went on to confirm the existence of dark matter — one of the most important milestones in the history of understanding space — by proving beyond doubt that galaxies spin faster than Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation dictates they should.

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As of 2016, she still hasn’t been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for her accomplishments.

Piece of Steak [#Inktober 2016][04/31]

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“He saw the danger, willed the act; but the arm was too heavy. It seemed burdened with a hundredweight of lead. It would not lift itself, and he strove to lift it with his soul. Then the gloved fist landed home.”

– Jack London, “Piece of Steak”

#inktober 2016, day 04/31

Star Trek

I’ve been rewatching Star Trek: The Original Series lately. Lots of stuff I don’t remember, many new lessons to learn.

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Frank Burly

From the hilarious “The Time Machine Did It” by John Swartzwelder.

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Space Pilot Rex King

From an old pulp science fiction story.

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Random faces

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople

I want to see this movie badly. Based on the off-beat Wild Pork And Watercress by Barry Crump. The soundtrack is great, too.

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Something something post-apocalypse

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Horned Toad and the Giants

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Pistorius

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Why Oscar Pistorius? Well, I wanted to do a quick portrait and a story came up about him on my Google News page with a decent photo. I’m learning about Kyle Webster’s oil brushes for Photoshop.

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