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Posts Tagged ‘Mars’

Space Beads: Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Made From An Iron Meteorite

On Saturday 27th September 2014 the Royal Observatory in Greenwich held a lecture in conjunction with the Petrie Museum, combining astronomy, Egyptology, experimental archaeology and art. Be inspired!

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Space Beads by Kit Wags.

It’s been awhile since I last had the opportunity to attend a lecture, but last weekend I went to the Royal Observatory in Greenwich for a talk about Space Beads - the title alone being enough to tickle my fancy.

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Tapestry by Sarah Gillett.

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The space beads in question are ancient… read more

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Professor Brian Cox and his Wonders of the Solar System.

As this BBC2 series presented by Professor Brian Cox comes to an end, I ponder why this heart throb is so important to society. With collaborative illustrations by Abigail Daker and Lesley Barnes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ron Arad chair model All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. Once upon a time I assisted a well known stylist on a shoot with Ron Arad. We went […]