Art of Science 2006

Posted on June 9, 2006  Comments (4)


2006 Art of Science exhibition from Princeton University has many amazing images.

Image: “created in Photoshop to illustrate the vertebral column of the genus Hippocampus. While most fish have scales, seahorses have bony plates over which a thin layer of skin is stretched. Seahorses are vertebrates and thus have a vertebral column that runs through the center of their body and the center of their prehensile tail.” – larger view

National Spherical Torus Experiment

Photo: The National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX) is an innovative magnetic fusion device that was constructed by the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Columbia University, and the University of Washington at Seattle. This image is of the interior of the experiment showing the protective carbon tiles and the central column. Various diagnostics are mounted at the midplane. larger view

See the full gallery of images and movies. Previous post: Art of Science at Princeton.

Ocean Life – photos and videos

4 Responses to “Art of Science 2006”

  1. Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog » 2006 Nikon Small World Photos
    October 2nd, 2006 @ 9:06 pm

    Photos (left, Transgenic Nicotiana benthamiana plant. right, Diatom – unicellular algae) from the from the 2006 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.

  2. Get Your Own Science Art
    January 21st, 2007 @ 7:08 pm

    […] The site has various crystals and sculptures created by Bathsheba Grossman. The art itself is very cool and the site includes interesting information on the science represented by the art and the engineering behind creating the art. […]

  3. Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog » Scanning Electron Microscope Rose Art
    June 17th, 2007 @ 5:00 pm

    Universities allowing students to be inspired by science is great. While creating scientists and engineers is important it is also important to let students studying other area to engage with science…

  4. Giovanni Amato
    August 18th, 2008 @ 4:04 pm

    Extremely interesting! I am fascinated by the illustration of this unique yet so complex sea creature.

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