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Periodic Table Printmaking Project

The Periodic Table Printmaking Project was a project started and coordinated by Jennifer Schmitt, aka AzureGrackle. Ninety-six printmakers of all experience levels, have joined together to produce 118 prints in any medium; woodcut, linocut, monotype, etching, lithograph, silkscreen, or any … Continue reading

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Möbius transformations revealed

Möbius transformations revealed is a neat a short video by Douglas Arnold and Jonathan Rogness, and it’s shared under a creative commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license. It depicts the beauty of Möbius transformations and shows how moving to a higher … Continue reading

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2007 Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge

In the journal’s 28 September 2007 issue, Science, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, is pleased to present the winners and honorable mentions in the fifth annual Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. Each winner has a small article on … Continue reading

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French ballooning and parachuting history cards

The image set Early flight at Wikipedia contains two beautiful series of French collecting cards with pictures of events in ballooning and parachuting history. The series contain images of events from 1783 to 1846. Printed between 1890 and 1900 by … Continue reading

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Carl Sagan for a dummie

I don’t have a vast knowledge about astronomy. From time to time I find some interesting news to post at the astronomy category. I follow the top news of New Scientist, Popular Science, Scientific American and the fantastic pictures of … Continue reading

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News: 04/01/2007

Hi guys, I hope you are having a loving night – or day. I selected some interesting news about internet and technology to blog in this amusing day. Let’s go to the latest news. – Astronomy Picture of the Day … Continue reading

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New leopard species discovered

Big cats you didn’t know, from BBC News: Island leopard deemed new species. Clouded leopards found on Sumatra and Borneo represent a new species, research by genetic scientists and the conservation group WWF indicates. Supporting evidence came from examination of … Continue reading

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Women Physicians: 1850s – 1970s

Women Physicians: 1850s – 1970s. This interesting collection contains thousands of visual registries divided in five areas: the early years of the college; student life, academic life and student culture; racial and ethnic diversity among women physicians; missionary and public … Continue reading

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The Scariest Ideas in Science

Popular Science article: The Scariest Ideas in Science by Laura Allen. Undead viruses! Killer foxes! Soldiers who never sleep! This is no horror movie – it’s today’s scientists at their most daring Maybe we saw The Andromeda Strain a few … Continue reading

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Top 10 Microphotographs of Living Things

From Scientific American, amazing pictures at Top 10 Microphotographs of Living Things: Prize-winning microviews of everything from mouse retinas to slime mold. The catchy “Mouse retina” photo above won the first prize. If you ever played with a starter microscope … Continue reading

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