News tagged with art

Exploring tessellations beyond Escher

(PhysOrg.com) -- By incorporating geometrical concepts into his artwork, M. C. Escher demonstrated the potential beauty that could be achieved by combining mathematics and art. One of Escher's most well-known ...

dateJun 16, 2011 in Mathematics weblog
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Electronic Arts merging big games, gadgets

US videogame publishing titan Electronic Arts is merging blockbuster titles with social play, popular new gadgets and downloadable content in a changing world of interactive entertainment.

dateJun 11, 2011 in Software
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Cleaning up masterpieces with ... bacteria?

(PhysOrg.com) -- For most people the word bacteria will conjure up either images of nasty microorganisms that we fight against daily by cleaning the spaces around us, or the type of 'good' bacteria doctors ...

dateJun 09, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Exploding the ivory tower myth

When people think about how academia links with external organisations they often think in terms of commercialisation of research. But the results of a large-scale survey of academics across all disciplines ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Other
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32,000 years of special effects

(PhysOrg.com) -- Werner Herzog’s new film, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, tells the story of the ancient creation and modern discovery of the stunning rock-art of the Chauvet cave in the Ardèche Valley, south-east France ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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