Friday, December 08, 2006

Growing Points in Science

Growing Points in Science - Department Of Education and Science - 1972
Her Majesty's Sationery Office
Description of cover image:
"Profiles of the radio source Cassiopeia A observed by the One Mile radio telescope of the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory, Cambridge.
Front: the resolution after half the aperture has been synthesised and only half the possible resolution achieved.
Back: the full possible resolution achieved by the telescope showing greater detail of the source which is the remains of a supernova explosion.

1 comment:

timoni said...

Looks like Peter Saville was inspired by a certain science book for the cover of Joy Division's "Unknown Pleasures":