chromotaxia

In 1894, Pier Andrea Saccardo wrote a fungi and plants colour’s catalogue, listing 50 different natural colours from natural elements.

Can a limited palette

do paint an entire universe?

Exultation is the going

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Exultation is the going
Of an inland soul to sea,
Past the houses – past the headlands
Into deep Eternity –
Bred as
We, among the mountains,
Can the sailor understand
The divine intoxication
Of the first league out from land?
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Esultanza è l’andare
di un’anima di terra verso il mare,
oltre le case, oltre i promontorí –
dentro l’eternítà profonda –
Quanto noi,
stirpe dei monti,
può capire il marinaio
la divina ubriacatura
del primo miglio al largo della sponda?
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L’esultanza è l’andare / Exultation is the going
Emily Dickinson
Photo credit @west_aussie_mick

nebulae

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remota erroris nebula

Dissipating the mist of error – Dissipando le tenebre dell’errore

@occa.me

Juvenal’s Tenth Satire 3-4
Image: NASA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Resembling the hair in Botticelli’s famous portrait of the birth of Venus, an image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured softly glowing filaments streaming from hot young stars in a nearby nebula. These wispy clouds of glowing gas make up a nebula known as N44C. It is part of the larger N44 complex, which includes young, hot, massive stars, other nebulas, and a “superbubble” blown out by multiple supernova explosions.

Life in Lake

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Silently moving along, in a steady, continuous flow.

Image Credit: G.S.
Life in Lake, Species plures – Crustacea Copepoda, Larval stage Copepoda (nauplius), Pediastrum sp. (Chlorophyta)

timeless / spaceless

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Timeless and spaceless

L’analisi sul colore in questo caso è connessa al concetto di “simulazione”. Come durante una danza, i ballerini simulano i movimenti di altri, così avviene in natura ad esempio attraverso il mimetismo – imitare il proprio colore da ciò che è presente nello spazio intorno a noi.

This particular colour survey is related to the concept of “simulation”. As during a dance, the dancers simulate the movements of others, so it happens in nature through mimicry – wearing the colours from the space around us.