ARTICLES

About Space, History, Art, and Science Fiction

COSMOGRAPHICA ASTRONOMICAL ART BY DON DIXON LOGO

 

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere. — Carl Sagan

12.07.15  - by Don Dixon

Pluto Predicted

Every so often, an astronomical artist gets lucky. As the New Horizons space probe closes on minor planet Pluto...

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25.11.15  - by Don Dixon

A  History of Space Art

Astronomical motifs decorate humanity's most ancient artifacts, but until the winter of 1609...

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03.04.06  - by Don Dixon

Exoplanet Gliese  581c

If our civilization survives for another few decades, we may get our first glimpse of a planet remarkably...

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12.04.09  - by  Don Dixon

Scientific American covers

When Edward Bell, Scientific American's innovative art director from 1968–2011 commissioned my first cover...

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20.04.08  - by Don Dixon

Caesareum of Alexandria

The Caesareum (or Caesarium) was a temple built by Cleopatra VII...

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30.12.16

My Two UFOs

Essay on Flatfile blog (Random ruminations updated occasionally)

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