Home Tags Astronomy
Two thousand years ago, a Greek mechanic created a machine that predicted the motions of the celestial bodies. The device, pulled up from a shipwreck in 1901, became known as the Antikythera Mechanism. You have to wonder what that ancient Greek gearhead would think if he saw what's in this video.
If the lines between films, comics, toys, games and even them park rides is completely blurred now, Jeff Gomez is the man who blurred them. The founder and CEO of Starlight Runner Entertainment has been translating stories and brands across media types since the 1990s, and has worked on projects for Avatar, Transformers, Hot Wheels and many others, including the upcoming revival of the sci-fi classic Tron.
Just in case you were ever wondering how insignificant you (and the entire planet earth) really are, this mind boggling digital recreation of the 'The Known Universe' will take you from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and into the inky black of space, all the way to the afterglow of the Big Bang.