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Hubble Kaleidoscope goes Online

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

The Onion reports that the Hubble Space Kaleidoscope finally went online Tuesday, capturing the first images which prove beyond a doubt that the universe is utterly crazy looking. According to the article, the HSK features three fine-guidance optical control sensors, a wide field and planetary camera, a faint object spectrograph, and three primary rectangular plane […]

Mini Kaleids – Krazydad Style

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

There’s a group over on Flickr called Mini Kaleids – Krazydad Style that collects images produced with one of my kaleidoscope toys (found on this very website). The pool is up to 700 images, so I thought now would be a good time to build a Coverpop mosaic of all that eye candy. Here it […]

Kaleidoscope #842

Monday, April 16th, 2007

A Flash-8 kaleidoscope I’ve been making today. Click to play with it (requires the Flash 8 plug-in). The raster graphics added in Flash 8 enable larger and better performance kaleidoscopic effects than in prior versions. I’m finally able to achieve effects that formerly required graphics acceleration, such as C++/OpenGL. I facetiously numbered this 842. Actually […]