Jul 21, 2015

melvin edward nelson

nelson was an inventor; he was fascinated with the universe, planetary bodies and atoms. He built a “planetron” — a device which allowed him to track UFO’s. Significant to his life is the story that on one night a UFO landed in a clearing near his home. when it left, he was able to gather the dust from the landing site and began to use it in his paintings. (text from here + more here)

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