Making and bending and shaping crystal into what you want it to be looks like so much fun. The piping hot crystal (which is made from a mixture of silica sand, lead, potash and other ingredients) is heavier and more sparkling than glass and glows this vibrant hue that doesn't look like it's from this planet. Here is how a 24-arm crystal chandelier is made.
Making A Crystal Chandelier Is Such A Beautifully Complicated Process
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When you think of an alien world, you might think of a strange, stormy place with an inhospitable environment, frequent lightning strikes, and extreme radiation. But who needs an imagination when the storms here on Earth already beam radiation, including antimatter, down toward the ground?
After The Simpsons, Matt Groening took to the future for his jokey love letter to science fiction in Futurama. Now, he's planning on doing something similar for fantasy in his new Netflix series Disenchanment - and we finally have our first look.