Tuesday, May 19, 2009

This and That

7 comments:

stefan said...

Dear Bee,

thanks for the links - the Art of Science Gallery is really beautiful. And I remember my grandfather telling me about some islands called "antipodes" near New Zealand - no idea if they are real, but now I can search for them on google maps ;-)

Cheers, Stefan

Tiger said...

Hi Stefan & Bee,

Well Stefan your grandfather was right, and as you can see on
wikipedia, it refers precisely to Australia/New Zealand, and probably to the surrounding islands too.

Beautiful gallery indeed.

Bests,
Johann

Kea said...

The Indian Ocean is to the southWEST of Australia. Lots of things are upside down in the south, but not east and west.

Bee said...

Ooops, thanks. That was of course just to test the attentiveness of our readers ;-)

stefan said...

Oh, and even the Antipodes Islands really exist, southeast of New Zealand, and roughly antipodal to London. And they are on google maps - at least in the satellite view, and though they appear a bit spooky, out of the blue...

Kea said...

Well, one does quickly notice the suspiciously crater like shape of the smaller island.

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