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History Facts:: Christina O'Gorman.
Believe it or not, this beautiful pictures were taken more than 100 years ago, specifically in 1913. Photography in colour was not uncommon since the Autochrome process was patented by Lumière brothers in 1903. Christina was photographed by an english engeneer called Mervyn O'Gorman whose works became him into a pioneer of color photography. But even when these pictures are unforgettable, the name of Christina since to be gone. At first,and for many years, it was believed that Christina was, in fact, Mervyn’s daugther, but new researches suggest that she may be a relative or friend. In 1897 Mervyn had married Florence Rasch, who was eighteen years older than her husband. Some interested on the topic claim that there is no record of the couple having children, at least until 1911. However,the name of Christina O'Gorman appeared in the census of 1911, she was 13 by then, reason why today is believed to be O'Gorman’s neice instead his daughter. The truth is neither of the links between both could be proved until today. Who was really Christina is a whole mistery, but her pictures will be timeless possibly forever.

Polonaise In F Sharp Minor, Op.44
  • Polonaise In F Sharp Minor, Op.44
  • Roland Pontinen

Polonaise In F Sharp Minor, Op.44

By Composer Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin

Roland Pontinen, Pianist

“It was … an unforgettable picture to see Chopin sitting at the piano like a clairvoyant, lost in his dreams; to see how his vision communicated itself through his playing, and how, at the end of each piece, he had the sad habit of running one finger over the length of the plaintive keyboard, as though to tear himself forcibly away from his dream.” - Composer Robert Schumann

Pluto’s big moon may host Doctor Who names in space!

This month’s New Horizons flyby of dwarf planet Pluto and its biggest moon Charon left a wealth of incredible data in its wake, with unforgettable pictures of geographic features such as the now famous giant “heart” on Pluto.

But the highly detailed pictures gave the New Horizons team a welcome problem: What do they call all those craters, plains and mountain ranges?

Now, thanks to maps the New Horizons team plans to submit to the International Astronomical Union (the official governing body for names of celestial objects), we know the answer.

Their names are drawn from movies, TV shows and books sure to gladden every geek’s heart — including Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who, Firefly, Alien, Lord of the Rings and the works of H.P. Lovecraft.

Spock, Kirk, Sulu and Uhura craters dot the Vulcan plane. Spock, Kirk, Sulu and Uhura craters dot the Vulcan plane. The Tardis chasma crosses the Gallifrey macula — named for the Doctor’s vessel and home planet respectively. Which could make for an awkward moment if the Time Lord ever lands there.