Painting Berlin’s Streets

September 11th, 2011

Humans have been making art for 75,000 years. Here is 500 liters of water-based environmentally-friendly paint on asphalt (no clean-up!) spread by 2000 cars at Rosenthaler Platz last spring. By IEPE & the anonymous crew.

Street Art Utopia

The Art of Science

August 20th, 2011

FEI produces and distributes electron microscopes for nanoscale research. They hold an annual image contest among those who own their machines and exhibit these images on their site. The 2011 winner (above) by Martina Dienstleder (hand-colored by Manuel Paller) is a micrograph of a cracked particle of steel.

Here are a few more images from their gallery:

Having Trouble Sleeping?

November 3rd, 2010

Tone up your hand-eye coordination with this BBC Science & Nature game: Sheep Dash!

Then learn a little more about sleep from the BBC over here.