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Sadly, We lost a big legend in the Sci-Fi concept art world yesterday. Mr. Ralph McQuarrie has passed away at the age of 82. I've always wanted to meet him as he was probably the most talented traditional illustrator and matte painter of our time.
Yakhchal in Yazd , Iran Yakhchal near Kerman, Iran Yakhchāl ( Persian : یخچال ice pit ; yakh meaning ice and chāl meaning pit ) is an ancient type of evaporative cooler . Above ground, the structure had a domed shape, but had a subterranean storage space; it was often used to store ice, but sometimes was used to store food as well. The subterranean space coupled with the thick heat-resistant construction material insulated the storage space year round. These structures were mainly built and used in Persia .
Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Yakh-chal Un yakh-chal (ىخ چال en persan ) est un réfrigérateur naturel ancien.
NASA's Fermi Telescope Finds Giant Structure in our Galaxy View briefing materials related to this feature here . WASHINGTON -- NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has unveiled a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way. The feature spans 50,000 light-years and may be the remnant of an eruption from a supersized black hole at the center of our galaxy. "What we see are two gamma-ray-emitting bubbles that extend 25,000 light-years north and south of the galactic center," said Doug Finkbeiner, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass., who first recognized the feature.
From the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation 23 February - 19 May 2002 See Also: Teacher's Guide Wit and Wine: A New Look at Ancient Iranian Ceramics , from the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, is the first major exhibition of ancient Iranian ceramics in over a decade.
中國史前陶藝 CHINESE NEOLITHIC POTTERY The Muwen Tang Collection Series Vol. 3 Bilingual in English and Chinese, hardcover, cloth, 320 pages, 142 colour plates, Hong Kong, 2004. ISBN: 978-988-97206-4-3