• 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. Battefeld (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 Battefeld, 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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