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A short by Parisian motion designer and animator Raphaël Bluzet in which an astronaut (voiced by Gary Dourdan) discusses the challenges of life in space.

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70 years in the life of a naïve explorer – a journey that begins with a coin-operated space ship – chronicled in a charming, award-winning short by Nicholas Arioli.

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In the first instalment of a new series about space exploration, web education channel Kurzgesagt explains how we could easily colonise the moon within 10 years, assuming we could afford to do such a thing.

Previously: Plastic, People

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Another excellent animated explanation by educational design studio Kurzgesaght – in this case, the what, why, where and whuh of wormholes:

Previously: Plastic, People

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Using the vintage effect of blending colourful liquids and chemicals to simulate nebulae and galaxies (a technique employed in films like 2001: A Space Odyssey) Nicolas Arnol visualises ‘the uncharted territories of outer space’.

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Designed by Tato Architects within the confines of a narrow metal shell on a restricted plot in Osaka, Japan, One Room House is a continuous, unpartitioned spiral of corrugated metal platforms supported by steel beams and  pipes.

Forget privacy, but the expanse of white metal is partly softened by wooden steps that join each tier of the house, terminating in a roof garden.

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