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Artwork of the Day – 11/19/15 (Red Sun, Arthur Dove)

Daily Artwork — “Red Sun, Arthur Dove, 1935”

Use the images posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of an artwork critique.

1935 — Red Sun.  Oil paint on canvas. Abstract Art and Expressionism styles. Arthur Dove (1880-1946). Phillips Collection, Washington DC, USA.
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Posted by on November 19, 2015 in Daily Art


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Video of the Day – 11/16/15 (Why Is the Solar System Flat?)

Daily Video — “Why Is the Solar System Flat?”

From the MinutePhysics YouTube Channel, this video explains why the planets in our solar system orbit on a flat plane, rather than zipping around the sun in any direction they choose.

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Posted by on November 16, 2015 in Daily Video


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Sunstorms — Infographic


I’ve heard a lot about solar flares and sunstorms lately and their ability to wreak havoc on the world’s electronics and computer networks.  I have always been amazed about the power of nature, both here on Earth and in space.  Today’s infographic helps to break down the different types of activity we can observe on the sun and what it might mean to us in the future. [VIA]

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Posted by on April 8, 2013 in Infographics


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