WANT: Gorgeous astronomically themed chair mats.
WANT, PART XVIII: Gorgeous Cosmic Printed Chair Mats
Bad Astronomy
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June 11 2013 11:30 AM

WANT, Part XVIII: The Stars Underfoot Edition

The last time I did one of these, it was for a rug with an astronomical object printed on it for $2,100. If that’s a bit pricey, how about a smaller but much less expensive office chair mat with a Hubble print?

astronomy chair mat
Rollin' over the stars.

Photo by Underfoot Media

Dang. That’s cool. This one looks to be the famed Antenna Galaxies as seen in combination by Hubble, Chandra, and Spitzer space telescopes.


Other prints are available, and at roughly $200, it’s a lot more affordable than the rug. And for me it would be a tax deduction. Hmmm.

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

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