At first glance you may think these are the latest images beamed from the Hubble Space Telescope. In fact, they’re the work of photographer Navid Baraty and they’re created using just a handful of different foods.
Space–obsessed Baraty, who's worked and exhibited all over the world, creates his food art by mixing liquids in a glass or tray and then placing them on top of dry ingredients layered on different sheets of glass on a scanner to create the desired effect. He told Buzzfeed: “The liquids naturally create the shapes and swirls that you see in the images when they mix ... I was pretty amazed at how realistic I could make nebulas and planets look.”
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