Saturday, February 4, 2012

SciArt Link Roundup #1

The Factual Enquirer invites you to drop by each Saturday afternoon for a roundup of the week's best science art findings. Scroll down and enjoy!

  • The surface of the moon as you've never seen it before 
  • Eye candy from the space race 

  • Nadav Bagim creates ethereal scenes on his kitchen counter with the help of a few backyard creatures
  • The art of plant evolution

  • Colorful tissue paper insides, scrunched and folded into shape
  • Singing skeletons: what it looks like to sing

  • Mathematical functions as they really exist 
  • The strange and wonderful geometry of pasta

Genetics, Cell, and Microbiology
  • Hunter Cole brings her DNA to light with bioluminescent bacteria
  • Eshel Ben-Jacob cultures the most beautiful plates I've ever seen  
  • This is what you get when you grow your bacteria on color film 
  • Luke Jerram sculpts viruses into glass
  • Klari Reis gives us a Petri dish painting for every day of the year

General Science, History, and Illustration

  • The work of Charley Harper, illustrator of The Golden Book of Biology, on display at Drexel University through the end of February
  • Fritz Goro's photographs of science in the twentieth century
  • Princeton University's Art of Science 2011 winners
  • Linocuts of famous scientists on etsy
  • Marie Curie's life in cyanotype 
  • Vintage public health posters and propaganda


  1. Very cool Dana! Nadav Bagim's site is really neat!

  2. I've just found this post. Thank you very much for linking to my scientist linocuts! I'll have to check out the rest of the blog, as your sciart roundup gathers things I love.

  3. We're glad you found us, too! We hope you enjoy!