Art Conservation and Nanotechnology: A Wonderful Confluence of Arts and Sciences
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Art Conservation and Nanotechnology: A Wonderful Confluence of Arts and Sciences

Art is a language that can transcend geographical, cultural, and chronological boundaries, and helps us explore the legacy of our shared humanity and creativity. Thomas P. Campbell, the 9th director of The Metropolitan Institute of Art, said it well in his TED talk: Bringing people face-to-face with our objects is a way of bringing them … Continue reading

Podcast Ep 15. The Art of Beehives, Foam, & Bubbles: An Interview with Peter Krsko
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Podcast Ep 15. The Art of Beehives, Foam, & Bubbles: An Interview with Peter Krsko

Artist Peter Krsko uses his background in physics and materials science to study and communicate about nature. He is described as a “bioinspired artist whose approach combines science and art, participatory, interactive and community arts, and play with hands-on education.” On this episode of the podcast, we interview Dr. Krsko about art, science, community building, … Continue reading

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Art as Inspiration for Science

What inspires people to do science? Perhaps you, Dear Reader, are interested in understanding how the physical world works.  Maybe you saw a rainbow, or ocean waves on the beach, when you were a kid, and therefore have a love for optics, physics, or oceanography. Human-made objects can also inspire scientists.  Quite a few people … Continue reading