Goodbyeeeee Moonman!

In response to last week’s presentation from Carter Emmart, ITP classmates put on two amazing presentations that remind me of Rick & Morty’s ‘Goodbye Moonman’

First, guided meditation and a communion-like ritual to create the following projection:

Then, a journey through the history of knowledge, concluded with a song and dance from human + robot:

Great job all around!

Make an atlas of the whole universe

…and fly through it!!

First class of ITP (Applications with Nancy) featured a presentation from Carter Emmart, who toured us around space to show you how small and unimportant we are.

You can see a version of it for yourself here.

The atlas is a feat of data mapping and visualization capabilities. It took a big team of people to put together and was met with resistance by traditionalists who saw it as a waste of funding.

But it was a powerful experience, and definitely got me interested in planetary and galactic concepts I wouldn’t otherwise care to know. So take that, lame scientists!