Science Art

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

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

The Most Amazing Microscope Pictures of 2014

Who knew the microscopic world could be so stunning? The winners of Nikon's annual photomicrography competition were announced today,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 2:15PM

Watch: Video of the World's Eight Most Beautiful Chemical Reactions

Who says science can't be beautiful? Scientists and tech experts from University of Science and Technology of China and the Tsinghua...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 - 1:28PM

Artist's Illustration Series 'The Outer Sun' Depicts Different Theories of the Universe

"The outer sun hungers for the inner one." -Jakob Böhme, De Signatura Rerum   Toronto-based illustrator Caitlin Russell has...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 11:26AM

Artsci: Cutting-Edge Science Redefines Contemporary Art

Art, technology, and science are becoming ever more intermingled, the lines between them blurring. The combination of these seemingly...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 4:19PM

2014 Winners Announced for Astronomy Photographer of the Year Awards

The winners of the annual contest for astronomy photography, held by the Royal Observatory, have been announced. They received a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 12:49PM

Human Harp Makes Music by Dancing on the Brooklyn Bridge

A melding of a human and the Brooklyn Bridge has become a new kind of instrument, called a "Movician." In a collaboration with Centre...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 August 2014 - 1:40PM

Will Computers Become the Artists of the Future?

Can true art be produced according to set, inflexible logical and mathematical rules? A new exhibition called Automatic Art in...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 10:20AM

Robots May Be The Future Of Dance Cinematography

Ballet and robotics have come together in the most beautiful way imaginable.   Although they might seem like quite the...

Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 10:26AM

Artist Turns Everyday Materials into Alien Landscapes

Tara Donovan reaches into her office supply closet and finds a an alien universe. Donovan, born in New York in 1969, is known for...

satoru
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 - 9:52AM