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How the price of paint is set in the hearts of dying stars

The Smithsonian Magazine reminds us that "Barns are painted red because of the physics of dying stars", summing up a more detailed post by Google employee Yonatan Zunger on the nature of stars, the atmosphere, and cheap paint found on barns.
posted by mathowie on Jan 26, 2015 - 60 comments

Ohio Bicentennial Barns

In September 2002, Scott Hagan completed a five-year project to celebrate Ohio's bicentennial by painting a logo on a barn in every one of Ohio's 88 counties (although he had to paint at least 90: one was destroyed by a tornado and one was torn down for a gas station). And Hagan is still painting barns.
posted by skynxnex on Jun 11, 2013 - 12 comments

Round Barns and Covered Bridges

Round Barns and Covered Bridges. [more inside]
posted by marxchivist on Aug 8, 2011 - 20 comments

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