The Coma Cluster of Galaxies from the NASA APOD Archive.
Allora & Calzadilla collaborated with author Ted Chiang on their video installation The Great Silence, which centers on the world’s largest radio telescope in Esperanza, Puerto Rico— home to the last remaining population of a critically endangered species of parrots, Amazona vittata.
The Arecibo telescope, from the National Geographic.
Amazona vittata photo by Tom MacKenzie from Wikimedia Commons.
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