Wendell Castle, chest for a Stereo, 1973. Stack-laminated and carved walnut, metal, leather, stereo components. USA. Via Cooper Hewitt. An outstanding example of the American studio furniture movement.
comet elenin, photographed by stereo b, august 2011.
based on the trajectory of its brief visit to the inner solar system, comet elenin (c/2010 x1) was once an outer oort cloud object with an orbit of millions of years. perturbed inward (possibly by a passing star) the comet partially disintegrated while passing close to the sun (0.48 au), and is now in a 12,000 year orbit in the scattered disc.
top: 7 frames, composite of 14 images. bottom left & right: both component sequences. all photographed 6-12th august.