Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Virtual joyrides, magic history, revelations in space and more discoveries from around the web

Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Will Reveal Hidden Rogue Planets A new study conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University posits that NASA’s upcoming launch of the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope could reveal that rogue planets (those that float in space without orbiting a sun) outnumber the stars in the Milky Way. The telescope—which is named for NASA’s first chief astronomer—promises a field …

Patrick Fry’s “Magic Papers” Explores Ephemera From 1890 to 1960

Released today, designer and CentreCentre Books publisher Patrick Fry’s Magic Papers: Conjuring Ephemera 1890-1960 explores the design language of vintage magic ephemera—from show bills and tickets to journals and periodicals. Made in collaboration with Philip David Treece (whose vast collection and Collecting Magic project piqued Fry’s interest), the book details the eccentricity and history of magic printed matter, and has been expertly designed by Kia …

Occultist TC Conroy’s Conjure Candles

Summon psychic energies and let your intentions flow with powerful spells set in wax

After half a year of feeling like our world has been turned upside down, it’s understandably becoming trickier to keep afloat—mentally and economically. One way to summon some positive vibes is by tapping into new spiritual energies via Conjure Candles. Cleansed, blessed and dressed by renowned life coach and occultist, TC Conroy, each candle is infused with a powerful spell to help jumpstart your intentions. …