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Glass ichthyosaur

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Image of the Week #97, June 24th, 2013:


From: Glass Fossils Inspire Molten Dreams by Glendon Mellow at Symbiartic.

Source: Amanda Heath

Sometimes all that is needed to bring attention to old science is a new medium. Artist Amanda Heath brings a well-known extinct marine reptile, the ichthyosaur, back from the history books by pouring molten glass over a copper replica of its skeleton. The resulting sculpture can be seen in Glendon Mellow’s Symbiartic post, Glass Fossils Inspire Molten Dreams.



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  1. 1. doug 1 9:22 pm 06/26/2013

    Keep your humor vitreous.

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