Handmade lingerie from Impish Lee
Bougainvillea sp. (Caryophyllales - Nyctaginaceae).
Common names: Buganvilla, Buganvilia, Napoleón, Beranera, Trinitaria, Santa Rita, Papelillo.
Bougainvillea is a genus of neotropical plants native to South America, well adapted to hot and temperate environments. The plant can reach over thirty feet. It can either be vines, trees, or shrubs with sharp thorns. The flowers of the bougainvillea can be several different colors, from pink, to red, to orange, to white and yellow. They are small tubes with papery and colored bracts around them.
If the moon were only 1 pixel on your screen, how big would the rest of the solar system be?
Just click this link, I beg you, and prepare to have your mind blown.
Absolutely amazing. Fantastic work by designer Josh Worth.
For a a different look at the problem of cosmic distance, check out my video “How Big is the Solar System?”:
And for lots more fun ways to look at the scale of the universe maybe watch this one called (naturally) "The Scale of the Universe":
i havent posted a selfie in a while so
Illustrations by Casey Robin