Need I say more? Ok, I will. I can’t believe it’s ten years since this landmark series, and that trailer that bought Icelandic band Sigur Rós to public attention.
You have a pile of vintage analog synthesizers just sitting around, don’t you?
…as the name of one of the underwater ROVs aboard the newly named RRS Sir David Attenborough.
Peter Davison and Hannah Murray are part of the cast of Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully, a BBC Radio4 comedy about the small-scale invasion of Earth, or at least the Buckinghamshire village of Cresdon Greenby, by the Geonin and their smooth-talking leader, Uljabaan.
The British Museum in London has created four pilot youtube shows and wants you to vote on which will go into production. You can vote by clicking the like button on the one you prefer (or more than one, just don’t vote for all four) and have until the 23rd of December to do it.
Not only did they make a scale model of the solar system out in the desert, they drove round the orbits at night with a light on their car to make a really cool time-lapse of the planets orbiting.
A lot of you probably know about Google’s 20% time policy - where workers can spend one fifth of their time on their own projects. Two Google employees, Nat and Lo, decided to spend their 20% time making a youtube show where they interview interesting people and find out about the stuff they’re working on. It’s…
Astrophysicist and part-time guitarist Brian May has been associating the New Horizons Pluto mission, and is responsible for putting together “the first REAL high quality stereo image of Pluto in history”.
Seen it yet? Come and chat in here. Spoilers abound from this point onward, so no clicking until you’ve seen it!
Obviously chock full of spoilers, this behind-the-scenes footage gives some detail of the camera cars, the stunts and just how minimally used the CGI really was - safety cables and harnesses removed in post, etc.
Just heard a trail on the radio saying it will air this Sunday at 9pm on BBC1. A quick google tells me BBCAmerica will have it on 13 June.
It's six weeks until the British general election, parliament was dissolved today and the campaigning can officially begin (though it's been ramping up for the last year). Here's an interesting video from the ever-knowledgable Tom Scott about what you can and can't do to get elected to the House of Commons.
(of the reboot, that is) So yeah, ten years ago today Rose aired on the BBC.
Built by Adam Woodworth, the trooper's head can be replaced with a camera for realistic POV flying action :)
It was first thing this morning and I hadn't had a cup of tea yet. That's my excuse and I'm sticking to it.
I really like this idea :)
Tom Scott's back, this time giving us a lesson about the history of green screen, and how you did it when all you had to work with was film or video.