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Stephi_B
07-29-2007, 10:53 AM
While listening to the experimentalists' talks at that conference (which I scarcely understood :o ) I relished on these STM (scanning tunneling microscopy) images most of them had. They can look for example like this

http://lmn.web.psi.ch/shine/GeSiSTM.jpg
http://www.omicron.de/results/temperature_variation_with_the_lt_stm/pic/temperature_variation_with_the_lt_stm_1_300.jpghtt p://www.sljus.lu.se/stm/NonTech/big/Si.jpg

Was thinking about maybe giving some such images to this dude who has that shop in my house and who prints art, i.e. photographs, paintings and the like, on almost everything.

Think art and science belong together because they contain and sustain each other to some extend. Though that really should be pointed out much more. Thus:

*Post articles, pics, etc. of art found in science or science found in art or maybe even perfect art+science hybrids*

craig johnston
07-29-2007, 11:56 AM
http://www.uncarved.org/dub/graphics/madprof.jpg

brightpearl
07-29-2007, 03:40 PM
ice
http://www.villagesavant.com/mt/archives/images/love-and-gratitude.jpg

craig johnston
07-29-2007, 03:45 PM
http://the-philosophers-stone.com/articles/faith/newton.jpg

brightpearl
07-29-2007, 03:51 PM
It's colorized, but it's an actual scanning electron micrograph of a butterfly's tongue.
http://whyfiles.org/coolimages/images/csi/probosci.jpg

brightpearl
07-29-2007, 03:54 PM
I highly recommend googling The Golden Mean (or Rule of Thirds or Fibonacci series), along with anything you're interested in -- architecture, botany, supermodels...It's all in there.
http://files.acdsystems.com/english/newsletters/april2005/Croppedcat-overlay.jpg

eta: This website (http://goldennumber.net/) has a lot of examples, btw. The heartbeat one is kinda neat...

Stephi_B
07-30-2007, 06:45 AM
Quantum Art: fusion of art, science and spirit. (http://www.quantumart.net/QAquantum.htm)

:)

brightpearl
07-30-2007, 07:32 AM
^Who knew Alchemical Tensors would look so much like quilts? Several of those remind me of Gee's Bend quilts (http://www.quiltsofgeesbend.com/), or Amish ones.
http://www.thinker.org/dynamic/images/exhibitions/image_large_549.jpg
http://www.abcpatterns.com/images/products/product_23.jpg

Stephi_B
07-30-2007, 08:34 AM
^ Wow - quilts and tensors! :)

Hyakujo's Fox
07-31-2007, 04:23 AM
science (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1jd8AgjP9k) in art (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNV9FEKi9FQ)

Odbe
07-31-2007, 04:47 AM
Peter James Smith (http://www.bettgallery.com.au/artists/smith/index.htm)
I went to an exhibition of this guy's work, I am mad about him.

Tunesmith
07-31-2007, 03:35 PM
http://www.interactivearchitecture.org/wp-content/imagebank/theo5.jpg

The kinesthetic sculpture "Straandbeest" by Theo Jansen

brightpearl
07-31-2007, 05:17 PM
^Ah yes, he of the kinesthetic rhinoceros.
Oh, I'd forgotten my plan!...
Brightpearl Jansen
Mrs. Brightpearl Jansen
Dr. and Mrs. Theo Jansen

Marcus Bales
08-01-2007, 11:02 AM
Brightpearl! Would you like to share what you're writing with the class!?

Odbe
08-04-2007, 05:54 PM
Please sir, she's just writing a pass to go to sick bay. She's really very unwell, you'd better let me accompany her there.

brightpearl
08-04-2007, 05:59 PM
http://www.badmovies.org/tvshows/startrek/mccoy.jpg

She's dead, Jim.

brightpearl
08-04-2007, 07:11 PM
In my opinon, it's the name that really makes this piece.

http://www.mathartfun.com/shopsite_sc/store/html/George_Aardvarks.jpg
"Aardvarks is constructed from sixty identical pieces of laser-cut plywood. The pieces lie in the sixty extended face planes of a pentagonal hexecontahedron (a facially regular Catalan polyhedron). I designed the pieces to weave in and out through each other yet meet at their extremities. Although the parts are identical, they meet in various ways to create negative spaces with 2-fold, 3-fold, or 5-fold symmetry. Originally conceived as an abstract form, I had a vague impression of aardvarks while designing it, so decided that was an appropriate name."
~George Hart

rapscalious rob
08-29-2007, 08:04 PM
There’s a great Buckminster Fuller quote about this stuff…

brightpearl
08-30-2007, 06:14 PM
This one?:

"When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty, but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong."

This is one of my favorite quotes of his:
"The most important thing to teach your children is that the sun does not rise and set. It is the Earth that revolves around the sun. Then teach them the concepts of North, South, East and West, and that they relate to where they happen to be on the planet's surface at that time. Everything else will follow."

He was an interesting guy. His headstone says, "Call me trimtab (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trim_tab)."

Stephi_B
09-04-2007, 08:01 AM
Coded art (following quite complex algorithms):

photo gallery (http://www.spiegel.de/fotostrecke/0,5538,24409,00.html)

Dynamic painting by San Base (http://www.sanbase.com/):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPNtiZW9xbM

Stephi_B
09-18-2007, 06:36 AM
The Mathematical Art of M.C. Escher (http://www.mathacademy.com/pr/minitext/escher/)

http://www.mcescher.net/Relativity.jpg

more pictures here (http://www.mcescher.net/)

trisherina
10-08-2007, 12:46 PM
molecular jewelry (http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6483155)

Stephi_B
10-09-2007, 07:35 AM
Art of Science Competition @ Princeton:

online galleries
2006 (http://www.princeton.edu/artofscience/gallery2006/)
2005 (http://www.princeton.edu/artofscience/gallery/)

Stephi_B
10-09-2007, 01:44 PM
Searched my data for something slightly artistic... and here's my blue bird :o (you have to turn your head by 90, sorry, couldn't fix that):
http://img411.imageshack.us/img411/807/awignerbirdmt2.th.png (http://img411.imageshack.us/my.php?image=awignerbirdmt2.png)
Usually these Wigner transformations of my IR pulses look like rather boring worms or eels, unfortunately...

brightpearl
10-17-2007, 02:53 PM
pancreatic lipase
http://www.cs.stedwards.edu/chem/Chemistry/CHEM43/CHEM43/Lipases/pancreatic%20lipase.jpg

Stephi_B
10-29-2007, 10:49 AM
http://ipressl.com/resources/_wsb_529x683_playnano_cover_.jpg
Anastasios John Hart, DeltaX member and postdoc at MIT,
fabricated forests of Carbon Nanotubes displaying 40 Playboy Bunnies.
John's scientific art will be published in one of the next playboy magazines under Editor's letters.
:D


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Something entirely different:
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v436/n7054/images/4361090a-i1.0.jpg
JGS INC.
Alexis Rockman's painting The Farm questions the future of genetic engineering.

trisherina
01-04-2008, 09:20 PM
tattoos (http://www.flickr.com/photos/carlzimmer/sets/72157601351535771/)

lukkucairi
01-04-2008, 10:30 PM
^fantastic

Stephi_B
01-15-2008, 09:13 AM
IR, UV and X-ray photography (http://home.online.no/~gjon/ir_photography.htm)

:)

Stephi_B
01-08-2009, 12:59 PM
cool nano thingies (http://www.mrs.org/s_mrs/doc.asp?CID=1803&DID=171434)