So, technically, this is what it would look like if the Moon were a disco ball AND orbited Earth at the same distance as the International Space Station, i.e. roughly 420 kilometers (260 miles) above the surface of the Earth. But that doesn't make it any less incredible looking.
Vsauce's Michael Stevens answers a great question with the help of Yeti Dynamics: What if the moon was a disco ball? The answer is sad: The mirrors' specular surface would make the moon almost invisible. However, things really get groovy if you put the disco moon at the same distance as the International Space Station.
Wood-fired pizza is absolutely a slice above the 30-minutes-or-less variety that gets delivered to your door, and it’s pretty common for restaurants that employ the process to make the massive, rustic ovens the visual centerpiece of the room, so folks dining-in can see their pies emerge. Vienna-based creative…
Putting 50 mirrored balls in a semi-lighted room seems like a terrible idea. Actually it seems like a great idea for a rave and a bad idea for an art installation. But it worked out pretty well at the CLICK Festival in Denmark.
Finally, the City of Light lives up to its name, thanks to artist Michel de Broin's 7.5-meter disco ball suspended 50-meters above the Jardin du Luxembourg. It's even more impressive in action and up close.
Hang this little bauble in the sunlight, and suddenly you have yourself a spinning solar disco ball. A solar cell on the top of the Solar Spinner powers a little DC motor that gets the thing turning. As it turns faster its sides stick out from the centrifugal force. Its refractive holographic film strips reflect a…