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Level 1 Changing Nature displays

Getting around the show

[caption id="attachment_140" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]'Changing Nature' displays on Level 1.[/caption] The Spaceship Earth exhibition runs across the three levels of Customs House. Here's a guide to the main elements of the show, and where to find them: GROUND FLOOR Earth From Space (main screen, south end of ...

Guangyun Lake and expo site at Xi'an, one of China's 13 megacities. Satellite image from DigitalGlobe's GeoEye-1.

Updating Bucky’s concepts

[caption id="attachment_25" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Guangyun Lake and expo site at Xi'an, one of China's 13 megacities. Satellite image from DigitalGlobe's GeoEye-1.[/caption] Buckminster Fuller's 1968 call for An Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth is being updated to match today's satellite imaging and remote ...

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Spaceship Earth blasts off

Spaceship Earth launched on schedule Thursday 22 May 2014 at the City of Sydney's Customs House information centre. More than 100 people attended the preview event, hosted by Customs House manager Jennifer Kwok. Guest speaker was Dr Stuart Minchin, who holds two key positions as an Earth observations scientist. He leads ...

History of ideas on earth and space: a new video lecture

[embed]http://vimeo.com/98586298[/embed] Find 40 minutes to watch this brain-feeding video. Valorizing the Sphere is a forensic examination of the history of human ideas about how the earth relates to the rest of our solar system. Our guide is California polymath David McConville, chair of the Buckminster Fuller ...