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Deep Space Atomic Clock

Deep Space Atomic Clock Poster for NASA

We were hired by the team at JPL to design a poster for the Deep Space Atomic Clock mission that NASA launched on June 22, 2019. To learn more about the mission and what an atomic clock in space can do visit the JPL website.

Originally hired to create one design, through the process of working on the poster we ended up making 3 different versions. You can download print files of all three for free right here!

We have also created an exclusive "Artist Version" of the poster which you can purchase directly through the print shop.

 

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Free the Press

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are two Burmese journalists who were arrested Dec 12th while working to uncover evidence of killings of ethnic Rohingya Muslims at Inn Din village in Rakhine State, Myanmar. This was just one of many massacres perpetrated by the military which journalists have been unable to report and document as evidence for war crimes because the government denies us access.
Since September 2017, the world’s largest refugee crisis has been unfolding, nearly 800,000 Rohingya refugees fled state-sponsored violence in Myanmar for squalid camps in Bangladesh.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had found photos and testimonies from perpetrators, including evidence of a mass grave. The evidence directly implicated the military and the government, which was something nobody had been able to do until now. Dec 12, a police officer asked to meet the journalists at a restaurant, and handed over sealed documents which he instructed them to open after leaving. Shortly after leaving the restaurant, the journalists were arrested and charged with violating the State Secrets Act, and denied bail.
Last month the story they were working on that got them imprisoned was published.
They were awarded the 2018 PEN Barbey Freedom to Write prize today. Nikki Haley demanded their release at a speech at the UN today. John McCain has demanded their release, as has the UN secretary general, and just about every single diplomat in Southeast Asia.
To help raise awareness please use the attached images as posters, Facebook pictures, Instagram icons or wherever else you can think to use them. If you would like to support the journalists you can purchase a T-shirt with this design here. All profits will go towards the movement to free Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe oo.

 

Below are links to download both English and Burmese versions of the poster design.

Download Poster (English Version).

Download Poster (Burmese Version).

 

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My 30 favorite Science Fiction Movies

Let’s just start by saying we are all way too smart to fall into the trap of top 10, top 50, top 100 lists. They seem to serve more as a argument topic than anything else. Picking the favorite whatever seems not only impossible but wreaks of something a 5 year old would want to talk about. So when I cam across Rotten Tomatoes 100 Best Science Fiction movie list I went in with a skeptic and guarded mind. So with all that in mind, c’mon man, Star Wars Episode III in front of Jedi?!?!? Gattaca at number 87!?!? I don’t think so. Here are my favorite 30. I put the favy fav’s toward the top and less favs toward the bottom, but no #1 to number #50 junk. (And yes the irony of bashing a top 100 list and then creating one is not lost on me.)

2001: A Space Odyssey: When people ask me what my favorite movie is I say this just to keep from saying nothing, which must mean something.

 

Looper: I’ve watched this movie over and over again.

 

Empire Strikes Back – The best Star Wars obvs.

 

Blade Runner – Noir, replicants, dystopian future, what’s not to like.

 

Back to the Future – Hard to picture an exec reading this script and saying, yeah sure, that would make a good movie.

 

Star Wars – I mean, it’s Star Wars.

 

Mad Max: Fury Road was great, but really can I just include the whole franchise here?

 

Children of Men – I’m starting to think I should just put any Alfonso Curon movie on this list.

 

Gravity – After I saw this movie in the theater, I think I told someone that that movie was made for people like me, for whatever that’s worth.

 

Gattaca: I’ve found myself saying “like in Gattaca” when discussing the future more than any other movie.

 

Ghost in the Shell: So good they almost made a shot for shot remake.

 

Ex Machina – A deadly AI, Stephen Hawking would be proud.

 

Primer – Such a good film with such a small budget.

 

Under the Skin – I didn’t feel this movie got the credit it deserved.

 

Blade Runner 2049 – It seems a little early to include this in here, but I want it to succeed so…

 

Akira: Anything that defines a genre should be on the list I figure.

 

E.T. – The OG stranger things. I recently re-watched this movie and I gotta say, it has stood the test of time.

 

The Fifth Element – I actually didn’t like this movie the first time I saw it – now it’s one of those movies I re-watch almost every year.

 

Terminator 2 – What can I say? I don’t think I would like James Cameron in person, but he makes a good action flik.

 

Serenity: I would like to include the whole TV series here as well, Whedon at his best.

 

Moon: Would like to see Duncan Jones return to small sci-fi character driven stories.

 

12 Monkeys: Time travel plot done right.

 

Her – I can’t wait to have a really bad break up so I can watch this movie an weep.

 

THX 1138: Lucas before he was LUCAS.

 

Arrival – Also seems a little early for this one, but making a whole movie about communicating seems much needed now.

 

War for the Planet of the Apes – A movie that makes you root for the apes instead of the humans. Which is weird because you’re human.

 

Guardians of the Galaxy – I can’t think of a movie that matches my sense of humor more.

 

The Matrix: Woah. I can’t believe this movie was made in the 90’s.

 

Inception: If MC Escher was a movie. I like MC Escher.

 

District 9 – I like the visuals in this movie a lot. And the acting of the lead role. And the plot. Yup, I guess I liked this movie.

 

 

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Thanks to you!

I wanted to quickly share with everyone the great news. Through selling prints of our official Rogue NASA print, we were able to raise over $2,000 for Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the March for Science Chicago. The posters are still available and all profits will continue to be donated to organizations dedicated to fighting climate change. Thanks to everyone who purchased a print!!!

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A Brief History of Electricity

What did Einstein call “the most profound and the most fruitful (change) that physics has experienced since the time of Newton”? Electromagnetic radiation. This type of energy was first understood by scientist James C. Maxwell in the 1850s and is the cornerstone of my new electricity triptycht, investigating three pioneering scientists who changed the way we we understand and harness the power of electricity. If Maxwell, Faraday, and Tesla had not spent their lives dedicated to understanding electricity, we would all be worse for it. So the next time, you use an electronic device remember to tip your hat to this trio of pioneers.  The designs are available in posters and t-shirts.