News tagged with aesthetics

Hidden beauty of the nano-cosmos

When researchers receive prizes, it is usually to honour their scientific work. However, the photographs from the scanning electron microscope, taken by Siddhartha Pathak during his postdoctoral time at Empa ...

Oct 12, 2011
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The dissector and the draughtsman

Between 1831 and 1854, the French anatomist Jean-Marc Bourgery and his compatriot Nicolas-Henri Jacob, a versatile artist, produced a richly illustrated and ground-breaking medical textbook. The "Traité ...

Jun 18, 2013
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Concrete jewellery wins 'Red Dot Award'

The prestigious Red Dot Design Award has been awarded to Viennese jeweller Thomas Hauser, who uses special materials developed at TU Vienna in his pieces.

Mar 21, 2013
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Embracing the art of science

Creativity is essential part for both art and scientific investigation. Two Tel Aviv University researchers recently embraced this truth to give birth to a new artwork based on their genetics research—and ...

Dec 05, 2012
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New York art museum to display video games

Are video games a form of art? New York's Museum of Modern Art thinks so, and starting in March several games will become an integral part of the museum's collection.

Dec 03, 2012
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How does groundwater pumping affect streamflow?

Groundwater provides drinking water for millions of Americans and is the primary source of water to irrigate cropland in many of the nations most productive agricultural settings. Although the benefits of groundwater development ...

Nov 16, 2012
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