All posts by Diana Battefeld

  • The Creative Process


    In this part of the blog I will explain in detail the decisions I take, the techniques, the colors and type of brushes I use to make the paintings from the very beginning so that if you decide to start painting on your own, you can use this as a guide. Painting astronomical objects in …

  • One has to do something in order to see something new.

    Georg C. Lichtenberg

  • Through their prejudices men do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.

    Georg C. Lichtenberg

  • Painting of the Week

    Looking into the Abyss

    Diana P. Campion (2015.) Looking into the Abyss [Oil on Canvas] Göttingen. Visualization appeared in O. James et al., Classical and Quantum Gravity 32 (2015) 065001. A black hole is a region in spacetime that is so dense that nothing can escape its gravitational pull, not even light. The gravitational attraction is so large that …

  • Where the frontier of science once was is now the centre.

    Georg C. Lichtenberg, German Physicist and master of Aphorisms

  • Painting of the Week

    A Witch is Unveiled by Rigel

    Diana Campion, A Witch is unveiled by Rigel , 2015 [Oil on Canvas]. After an image of NGC 1909 taken by NASA/STScI Digitized Sky Survey. One of the major advances of the twentieth century in theoretical cosmology was made by Russian theoretical physicist and cosmologist George Gamow, (1904 – 1968). Lemaitre’s work reached its apotheosis …

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