Twirling Under Heaven

Chris Schur is an astrophotographer in Arizona. Late Saturday, June 11, 2004 he set up his equipment and made a movie of the night sky, compressed down to 12 seconds. This amazing movie really gives one the sense of Earth’s rotation against the sweeping background of our galaxy.

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Richard Leis

Richard Leis is a writer and poet living in Tucson, Arizona. His poetry has been published in Impossible Archetype and is forthcoming from The Laurel Review. A piece of flash fiction is forthcoming from Cold Creek Review. His essays about fairy tales and technology have been published online at Tiny Donkey and Fairy Tale Review’s “Fairy-Tale Files.” Richard is also Downlink Lead for HiRISE at the University of Arizona.