July/August 2023

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“Creative Cosmos: Contemporary artists honor the late 19th and early 20th-century women ‘computer’ who changed how we see the universe.” By Rebecca Johnson. Star Date Magazine, published by The University of Texas at Austin McDonald Observatory, features Blumenfeld’s Tracing Luminaries print edition alongside other artists who have investigated the story of the Women Computers of the Harvard College Observatory in their work.

December 2022

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StarDate, the longest-running science radio program in the U.S., which is produced by The University of Texas McDonald Observatory, discusses the Harvard College Observatory Astronomical Photographic Glass Plate Collection and the Women Astronomical Computers, highlighting Blumenfeld’s Tracing Luminaries print edition.

January 2021

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Erika Blumenfeld: The Rock Fan Who Loves Light Shows. By Paul Carey-Kent. Seisma profiles Blumenfeld and three projects that converge her love of art and science—her photography of bioluminescence, her encyclopedic drawings of shooting stars, and her virtual 3D library of NASA’s space rocks.

December 2020

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Rocks from Other Worlds Now Virtually Available. By Catherine Ragin Williams. NASA announces the official public launch of Blumenfeld’s Astromaterials 3D project.

July 2019

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NASA Effort Digitizes Moon Rock, Making 3D Sample Available Beyond Researchers. By Noah Michelsohn. NASA feature on Blumenfeld’s Astromaterials 3D project teaser release of the first lunar sample picked up on the Moon, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11.

October 2018

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Fireballs and Wonder: Artist Explores New Trajectories for Making NASA’s Astromaterials Accessible and Relatable. By Morgan McAllister. NASA feature highlighting Blumenfeld’s artist-in-residence creating her Astromaterials 3D project at Johnson Space Center.

September 2018

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Shooting stars blazing on campus: Golden meditation on meteors by artist Erika Blumenfeld runs through Oct. 26. By Katharine Shilcutt. Rice University features new installation of Blumenfeld’s Encyclopedia of Trajectories drawings.