02/26/2015 @ 1:50am
The Origin of Joy Division's Most Famous Album Cover, Finally Revealed
The cover of Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures is famously graced with the radio pulses of a dying star. Its origins, however, have always been unclear. But now, Scientific American's Jen Christiansen has followed the rabbit hole to the very end-to an obscure 1970 PhD astronomy thesis and the guy who wrote it.
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