Image of the Week

Image of the Week

Image of the Week

Fossil Fish Face


Image of the Week #111 September 30th, 2013:

From: How Fossil Fish Make Front-Page News by Kalliopi Monoyios at Symbiartic.

Source: Brian Choo

Often the highest calling for an artist can be to describe humanity’s place in the world. So when a 419-million year old fish makes the news, it not only gives us another look at where we came from, it reminds us that the very best scientific illustration makes visible things which we can no longer see.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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