This is the fifth stop on poet Ali Liebegott’s pilgrimage across America to the Emily Dickinson house. Along the way, she interviewed female writers and poets, including Maggie Nelson, Amy Gerstler, Claudia Rankine and Sarah Shun-lien Bynum. Here is interview #5, with Rae…
Pictured above, Comet SWAN showed a bright blue-green coma and an impressive tail. Comet C/2006 M4 (SWAN) was discovered in June in public images from the Solar Wind Anisotropies (SWAN) instrument of NASA and ESA’s Sun-orbiting SOHO spacecraft. Comet SWAN’s unusual orbit appears to be hyperbolic, meaning that it will likely go off into interstellar space, never to return.
Credit: Michael Jäger & Gerald Rhemann
Hominid, a haunting animated short, uses composite images of real pediatric and veterinary x-rays to create hybrid creatures — exotic beasts with recognizably human skulls. Brian Andrews, a San Francisco-based artist, began creating still images and then worked with a team of animators to bring them to life.