Archive for November, 2010

REVIEW: A Scientific Artist in Washington DC

Monday, November 29th, 2010

7 weeks, 36 museums, $50. And If I hadn’t sprung for Mount Vernon I could claim 35 museums for only $20!

So, what were the highlights for a scientific artist?


REVIEW: Mary Roach – Stiff, book

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

I had read Mary Roach’s “Stiff: the curious world of human cadavers” several years ago, and when visiting my friend Jenn in New York, we met up at The Strand so that she could purchase Roach’s newest book, “Packing for Mars: the curious science of life in the void”. Which I then proceeded to monopolize for the rest of the weekend.


REVIEW: Biofilm, game

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

While searching for motion references for a biofilm animation on YouTube (you might be surprised at how many scientists post footage from their labs) I came across a trailer for the game “Biofilm: making bacteria beautiful”.