Tuesday, 4 December 2012
victims of the heat wave
Background is the surface of the Sun, an image obtained by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory spacecraft in an extreme ultraviolet wavelength of light. The image shows an "eruptive prominence" breaking away from the Sun into space.
Bones are from an Atlantic wolffish—the upper jaw and upper piercing teeth (as opposed to the inner crushing teeth). This species eats crabs, mollusks, and sea urchins.
The typed text is from Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian or, The Evening Redness in the West.
The partial faces ("I have no mouth and I must scream") are from Dover paper dolls of musicians and movie actors. If you can recognize them in those odd, cropped drawings, you're a better (wo)man than I.