Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe | Eric Whitacre

Eric Whitacre’s “Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe” is a unique film, contemplative, visual and musical experience inspired by one of the most important scientific discoveries of all time: the Hubble Telescope’s Deep Field image. The magnitude of the universe — the most wonderful of all mysteries — I think the dauntless explorer Continue reading Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe | Eric Whitacre

“Your History is Entirely at Sea”: The Legend and Classical Reference to Atlantis

ATLANTIS THE CLASSICAL REFERENCE TO THE MYTH OF ATLANTIS One vital classical source for the Atlantis legendand its remembrance, is from two dialogues writtenby Plato, in Timaeus and Critias.It is described as an island in the Atlantic Ocean.In Timaeus and Critias, Solon, an Athenian andprominent statesman c. 6th c. BCE, described theisland as a country bigger Continue reading “Your History is Entirely at Sea”: The Legend and Classical Reference to Atlantis