astrological particle accelerator cannons

In photography by webmeister Bud

Staring down the business end of the galaxy. The cute, round-edged, primary-coloured galaxy.

20090421 - astrological particle accelerator cannonsCanon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5
57 mm · 1/80 s · f/5 · ISO 200

Can’t you hear the hum of the chambers powering up to deliver the crushing blast of planet-ness?


I guess you didn’t watch enough Star Blazers as a kid like I did, then.

Its name inspired by the Wave Motion Gun (c’mon, who didn’t try to replicate this with their garden hose spray nozzle?), this weapon may look imposing, but its payload is designed to soothe.

It’s the inside of an IKEA lamp for kids, named BLIMP, naturally (what?).