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About For the past nine years, ASU Visual Communication Design students have been putting on a poster show to fundraise for their senior show in May. It has since grown to be a key event during the VCD’s student's senior year, and now helps fund the senior show in May. This year is a poster show first: a show comprised solely of work by VCD alumni. I'm excited to have my Cosmos inspired poster series

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Diary of A Madman-Feature

If you want to get philosophical about it you could say it’s a tale of light and dark or sanity vs. madness, but really, I wore two different colored shirts. During my earlier years of guitar playing I gravitated towards the work of Randy Rhoads. Although musical taste is an ever-evolving experience, this song remained among my list of favorites. For some time, I’ve been carrying the idea to strip this song down to its

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Chapter Seven: The Clean Room Clair Cameron Patterson, a geochemist born in Mitchellville, Iowa, was determined to calculate the age of the earth. By taking the uranium dating method used by scientists before him, he discovered that he could more accurately pinpoint a timeline by testing lead, however, there was one problem. His tests were being contaminated, and he had no idea why. His persistence drove him to continue experimenting, eventually, creating the clean room.

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Chapter Six: Deeper, Deeper, Deeper Still Greek philosophers Thales and Democritus postulated that all matter was made up of a combination of atoms in various configurations. Through scientific developments, we now know that even the atoms themselves have “building blocks.” With the quarks existence recently observed, we ask ourselves, how far do these subatomic layers go? Do these patterns repeat themselves outwardly at a cosmic scale? Figured I should Start adding these. This is the

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Chapter Five: Hiding in the Light One man dared to ask why; Even light must be made of something. This desire to understand why pushed him to create a process similar to what we now call the scientific method.  "If I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." Many, many years later, another scientist was compelled ask the same question, however this time, he revealed color in world thought to be black

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Light is a universal constant and within it, clues about the universe’s history can be seen by simply looking to the sky. A poster series for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. Each poster is inspired by the episodes subject from which it is simplified into a single moment.  

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