‘basiliani hotel’ by domenico fiore, matera, italy
image © piermario ruggeri
ancient rock dwellings are converted into a contemporary hotel in the sassi di matera (stones of matera) world heritage site in southern italy.
The GIFs above are from this beautiful video (made with footage shot by NASA and ESA using the Cassini spacecraft).
Planetary scientist (and UCLA alum) Dr. Ashwin Vasavada participated with the Cassini mission to Saturn: he played a major role in science planning for Saturn atmospheric imaging.
Valentin Ruhry is a contemporary artist who conceived this work called “Hello World”, consisting of hundreds of electrical switches, offering to show this expression.