When astronauts went to the moon in 1968 with the dream of discovering new worlds, something unexpected happened. They looked back, and for the first time, gazed upon the Earth. These otherworldly paintings by Slovakian painter Patricia Koysova capture the same sense of wonder in simplicity and scale. Her colorful images inspired by science blow natural environments out of context and proportion to admire their raw beauty… Keep reading.
Crimea’s Sivash, better known as “Rotten”, Sea — a large system of shallow lagoons on the west coast of the Sea of Azov. It is an unusual place — about a 1,000 square miles in total water area, the deepest point of which is about 10 ft.