August 10, 2012 1 min read

Colouring wall at Shambala festival

This artwork features siblings William and Caroline Herschel, astronomers who made a catalogue of discoveries during the scientific revolution that spread across Britain at the end of the eighteenth century.

science coloring wall

Caroline discovered eight new comets and eleven new nebulae. She was the first woman in the world to be paid for her contribution to science, and in 1828 was awarded a gold medal from the Royal Astronomical Society.

festival coloring wall

Amongst many new observations like detecting infrared radiation and Martian polar caps, William discovered Uranus (insert your own joke here).

colouring canvas

The Shambala festivalgoers did stunning colouring to finish this huge hand illustrated picture.