Later this month, people will be gathering at museums and schools around the world to build giant Menger sponges as part of a global fractal extravaganza called MegaMenger.
Take a break from the heat this summer to step into some cool galleries exhibiting scienceart. If the exhibits keep pouring in at this rate, I’ll have to split up this post by region.
Surfaces are complicated. Triangles are simple. That’s an idea behind some methods of creating computer graphics and some advanced mathematics.
DNA origami—the art of folding DNA—has expanded hugely in the 10 years since its conception. Nature Video finds out how you can fold DNA into robots.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on March 18, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.
Nature Video finds out how the Japanese art of paper-cutting can give 'supermaterial' graphene even more incredible properties.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 29, 2015.