Image of the Week

Image of the Week

Image of the Week

Glass ichthyosaur

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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