Posts Tagged ‘science

Swiss photographer and artist Fabian Oefner’s work moves between the fields of art and science, capturing natural phenomena that appears in our daily lives in unique and imaginative ways. Here are some samples of his images… Iridient

In this fascinating and humorous TED Talks video designer Thomas Thwaites finds out the hard way that it takes an entire civilization to build a toaster, by attempting to build one from scratch: mining ore for steel, deriving plastic from oil and so on. Thomas Thwaites thoughtful projects look deeply at the science behind technology, [...]

In this ‘Space Balloon’ video watch how a young boy and his father send a homemade spacecraft  (a weather balloon) consisting of camera and an i-Phone, along with some insulation, up into the stratosphere to record the blackness of space. Incredible!

The intertwining of science, art and technology: An animated and interactive installation titled ‘Der Mensch als Industriepalast’ (Man as Industrial Palace’) based on the poster of the same title by Fritz Kahn from 1927. Credits: Concept & Animation: Henning M. Lederer Sound-Design: David Indge Poster by Fritz Kahn:

Let’s get a little deep. Here is physicist Brian Greene explaining superstring theory, the idea that minscule strands of energy vibrating in 11 dimensions create every particle and force in the universe. Greene, a math prodigy and a Rhodes scholar, who has written several best-selling and non-technical books on the subject, such as The Elegant Universe, [...]

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