Science Art: <i>Amoeba. Actinophrys.</i> by Philip Henry Gosse. Science Art: <i>Pianta di Roma</i>, by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1758. Science Art: <i>Four </i>Phymata<i> species</i> from "Notas Sobre Phymatidae Neotropicales II," October 1951. SONG: Great Big Love Science Art: <i>HURRICANE FRAN - NARA - 17393787</i>, by NASA. Science Art: <i>Relative Position of Observer and Observed in Direct Ophthalmoscopy</i>, Arthur W. Head, 1917.

Science Art: Amoeba. Actinophrys. by Philip Henry Gosse.

This is a scientific illustration done as a paper collage; that is, Philip Gosse took a sheet of paper, painted…

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Science Art: Pianta di Roma, by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, 1758.

It’s a map. An old map of an even older city. This is Piranesi’s map of ancient Rome (“and Forma Urbis”) from L…

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SONG: Great Big Love

SONG: “Great Big Love”. (available as .ogg here)

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SOURCE: Based on The Guardian, 28 Feb 202…

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Science Art: HURRICANE FRAN - NARA - 17393787, by NASA.

Pictures of a storm from space. Big hurricanes are big!

Fran was a Category 3 major hurricane – so a big st…

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Science Art: Relative Position of Observer and Observed in Direct Ophthalmoscopy, Arthur W. Head, 1917.

You gotta get right up in there if you really want to see what’s going on in those eyes.

This is an illustr…

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Glowing petunias.

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NPR greets springtime with flowers that show their brightest color (a fluorescent green) after the sun goes down, thanks to genetic modification that makes these […]

SONG: Great Big Love

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SONG: “Great Big Love” [Download] . (available as .ogg here) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: Based on The Guardian, 28 Feb 2024, “Humpback sex photographed for first […]

Milking the amphibian

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NPR has a story about a caecilian. Not Sicilian, but South American, these are to salamanders what glass snakes are to lizards: a legless version […]