Asteroids: Visions of Mystery and Menace
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The earth faces a disaster which has the potential to end human life on the planet. This looming cataclysm could follow the impact of a large ast… Read More
The earth faces a disaster which has the potential to end human life on the planet. This looming cataclysm could follow the impact of a large asteroid with the earth. I have “documented” what these asteroids may look like. Read Less
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Asteroids, Visions of Mystery and Menace

    Humankind's rational fears have historically been confined to terrestrial concerns: war, famine, pestilence, and, more recently, environmental destruction.  Within the last 10 years, however, the scientific community has become aware that the earth faces a disaster which has the potential to end human life on the planet.  Even a full scale nuclear exchange with the former Soviet Union was never thought to have this potential.  This looming cataclysm could follow the impact of a large asteroid with the earth.  The threat is serious enough to have spawned a world-wide scientific effort (the Spaceguard Project) with government funding since 1998, to identify potentially catastrophic earth colliders. 

    In this Series, I have "documented" what these asteroids may look like, seeking to capture the mystery and menace of this alien world.  Following the early asteroid-discovery convention, the images are named for mythological figures.
Aphrodite, 40x40"
Ares, 30x30"
Athena, 40x40"
Charon, 40x40"
Cronus, 40x40"
Eos, 40x40"
Eris, 30x30"
Eros, 40x40"
Gaia, 40x40"
Hades, 30x30"
Helios, 40x40"
Hephaestus, 40x40"
Hermes, 40x40"
Hyperion, 30x30"
Io, 30x30"
Pan, 30x30"
Pandora, 30x30"
Persephone, 30x30"
Phoebe, 40x40"
Poseidon, 30x30"
Titan, 40x40"
Triton, 40x40"
Zeus, 40x40"