Category: Art + Science

Torosaurus, Sea Form: What’s in a Name?

Torosaurus, Sea Form: What’s in a Name?

James Prosek— For an exhibition at the Yale University Art Gallery and an accompanying book, both titled James Prosek: Art, Artifact, Artifice, I juxtaposed objects from the collections of the… READ MORE

Mechanics, Choreography, and Gender Roles

Mechanics, Choreography, and Gender Roles

Emily Coates and Sarah Demers— The relationship between forces described in Newton’s 3rd Law enables us to perform all of our daily actions—sitting, standing, walking, running, skipping, jumping. Whereas physicists… READ MORE

What Is a Color, Anyway?

What Is a Color, Anyway?

David Scott Kastan— Our lives are saturated by color. The sky above us is blue (or gray or pink or purple or nearly black). The grass we walk on is… READ MORE

Ghostcatching

Ghostcatching

Emily Coates and Sarah Demers — Physics and dance share the singular problem of our universe: time moves in one direction. Events that occur can never be repeated exactly. A… READ MORE

The What and the Where of Color

The What and the Where of Color

David Scott Kastan & Stephen Farthing— Our lives are saturated by color. The sky above us is blue (or gray or pink or purple or nearly black). The grass we… READ MORE

The Art of Anime

The Art of Anime

Susan Napier— Who’s the good guy? Who’s the bad guy? Why isn’t there more dialogue?  It seems kind of slow. Why are their eyes so big? Shouldn’t the music be… READ MORE

Out of the Shadows / Robert Hooke

Out of the Shadows / Robert Hooke

John Gribbin— Who was the first person to realise that gravity is a universal force possessed by every object in the Universe, which attracts every other object? Isaac Newton, right? Wrong!… READ MORE

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