Tag Archives: eye candy du jour

A little local colour

WHO said flicking through someone else’s travel snaps was boring? From the mass ordination of 34,000 Buddhist monks in Thailand, to a young boy catching a ride on his pet shark in Indonesia, these shots are testament that the old adage couldn’t be further from the truth. These are the latest winning images from the […]

Because I want to…

There was an interesting article in The Australian today that the “Bright burning star at the birth of King Charles II was supernova, Cassiopeia A” but when I went looking for a better picture I found this one of centaurus instead. NASA APOD, April 13th – Centaurus Radio Jets Rising Credit: Ilana Feain, Tim Cornwell […]

Aberdeen Breakwater by Ray Liversidge

Eye candy du jour… Results of the Scottish Nature Photography awards have been announced. I go more for landscapes personally but Ron McCombe’s winning image of the waxwing is awesome. – BBC News

Bass Strait, Dire Straights

Eye-candy du jour… A competitor in the 66th Sydney to Hobart yacht race heads towards a storm cloud. This year’s ocean race has been hit by thunderstorms and hail, but only one boat has withdrawn. Photo by Carlo Borlenghi, as seen in The Guardian

Life, the Universe and pretty much everything

Eye-candy du jour, for the inner science geek. This is the extraordinary place where we all live – the Universe. The picture is the first full-sky image from Europe’s Planck telescope which was sent into space last year to survey the “oldest light” in the cosmos. It took the 600m-euro observatory just over six months […]