Art

Scientists Use Seismic Data to Get an Inside Look at Earth

Earthquake activity has allowed researchers to visualize the inside of the Earth, and it looks something like a kaleidoscopic marble:...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 March 2015 - 2:54PM

The Most Amazing Images from the National Science Photography Competition

The votes are in, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is ready to announce the winners of their...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 March 2015 - 2:08PM

This Amazingly Intricate 15-Foot Star Wars Painting Costs $200,000

The above painting, entitled 20th Century Space Opera, is a humongous love letter to Star Wars, and it can be yours for the low, low...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 3:27PM

Watch: An Opera Filmed Inside the Large Hadron Collider

Symmetry, a film by Juliette Stevens, is a full opera about the beginning of the universe that is set inside the Large Hadron...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 2:00PM

The WellCome Trust's Best Science Photos of the Year Will Blow You Away

The WellCome Image Awards finalists were announced recently and the mind-blowing shortlist of some of the best science images of the...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 2:28PM

World's Smallest Human Sculpture Stands on a Strand of Hair

Artist Jonty Hurwitz has created the tiniest human figure in the world: a nano sculpture that is too small to be seen with the naked...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 06 March 2015 - 5:35PM

Mathematician Uses Art to Form Plausible Theory of Extraterrestrial Origins of Life

With the panspermia hypothesis of the origin of life on Earth gaining more and more traction recently, Princeton mathematician Edward...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 27 February 2015 - 1:05PM

Amazing Photos of Bacteria Eating Galaxies, Nebulas, and Star Clusters

What would it look like if superbacteria devoured deep space objects? Photographer Marcus DeSieno's new series, Cosmos, endeavors to...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 February 2015 - 5:07PM

Was Van Gogh's Starry Night Inspired By a Scientific Drawing of the Whirlpool Galaxy?

Journalist and photographer Michael Benson has unearthed a scientific drawing of the Whirlpool Galaxy that looks suspiciously...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 February 2015 - 11:10AM

Extreme Close-Up Images of Everyday Objects Are Beautiful and Unrecognizable

In a new video installment of the Amazing Worlds Within Our World series, artist Pyanek demonstrated that the entire world is like...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 10:23AM

Beautiful Celestial Sketches by a 19th-Century Amateur Astronomer

In 1881, artist and self-taught astronomer Etienne Leopold Trouvelot published these lovely drawings of celestial phenomena he had...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 3:47PM

Robot Artist Creates Giant Sand Drawings on the Beach

What was that about robots replacing human artists in the future? A robot affectionately known as "Beachbot" has been developed to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 - 1:32PM

The Best 35th Anniversary Artwork for Ridley Scott's Alien

It's been thirty-five years since the release of Ridley Scott's Alien, in which time it's been widely recognized as one of the best...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 12:07PM

Free DIY Star Wars Snowflakes Make Wonderful Holiday Decorations

We already told you to get Star Wars cookie cutters as geeky holiday gifts, but if you want your holiday season to be replete with...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 12:56PM

10 Perfect Holiday Gifts for Your Geeky Loved One

With the holidays fast approaching, what should you get for that Whedonite/Whovian/Trekkie in your life? Here are ten wonderful...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 15 December 2014 - 3:38PM

The Best Parodies and Fan Art of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

The all-too-brief teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has only been out for a few days, but the internet is already filled...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 01 December 2014 - 11:32AM

Artist Vibrates 48 Water Pools Using Her Emotions

Futuristic artist Lisa Park created an installation in which she can control the vibrational movements of water pools using her...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 - 11:46AM

Crystallizing Cancer Drugs Look Like Beautiful Spaceship Battles

X-Ray crystallography is essential for the development of specific drug therapies for various diseases, as the structure of the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 14 November 2014 - 2:17PM

Science vs Music: Cymatics Artist Uses Science Experiments to Visualize Sounds

Experimental musician Nigel Stanford's latest music video was shot before the music was written. Why? Because he was inspired to make...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 14 November 2014 - 12:24PM

The Last Pictures: Artist Sends the Human Race's Photographic Legacy Into Space

What will be left of humanity after we're gone? That's the question New York artist Trevor Paglen attempted to answer in his recent...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 07 November 2014 - 4:23PM