"Z II." 1925. László Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946) made this work while he was teaching at the Bauhaus, exploring the intersection of abstract elements in abstract space. Broken forms, in varying degrees of transparency, slide past each other on illusory spatial planes, illustrating the artist's longtime interest in the function and effects of light. He also experimented with photography—a medium closely aligned with the credo of the Bauhaus: "Art and Technology: A New Unity.".
The silhouette of a Lynd's dark nebula appears against a faint background of glowing hydrogen gas only easily seen in long telescopic exposures of the region. LDN 1622 lies near the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy, close on the sky to Barnard's Loop - a large cloud surrounding the rich complex of emission nebulae found in the Belt and Sword of Orion.
Atlantis and ISS Separate for the Final Time This picture of space shuttle Atlantis was photographed from the International Space Station as the orbiting complex and the shuttle performed their relative separation in the early hours of July 19, 2011.