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The art of science and the science of art.

Dress So Chic You Can See It From Space

Since Bora Zivkovic first asked me to moderate a session back at ScienceOnline 2009, I’ve been hoping to instill the importance of imagery into the wider science communication conversation.

September 21, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
Piled High and Deeper

Piled High and Deeper

No one hones in on the insanity and hilarity of the graduate student existence quite like Jorge Cham of PhD comics, which here doesn’t stand for doctor of philosophy, but Piled High and Deeper.

September 20, 2013 — Katie McKissick
Unfeathered for All the World to See

Unfeathered for All the World to See

One of the most astonishing illustrated books to come out this year is the work of Katrina van Grouw, an ornithologist and fine artist who counts taxidermy among her eclectic skills.

September 19, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios
Turns Out There IS Something New Under the Sun

Turns Out There IS Something New Under the Sun

If there is anything new under the sun it has to be this – and delightfully, it’s the domain of the moon. This spectacular table by Adrien Segal captures tidal data collected from San Francisco Bay for the duration of a full lunar cycle, 29 days in April and May of 2006.

September 18, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios
Unique Art Pendants

Unique Art Pendants

For my birthday this year, a dear friend got me something she knew I’d like: a gorgeous metal cuff bracelet with the periodic table on it.

September 17, 2013 — Katie McKissick
Standing (and Soaring) with Canadian Science

Standing (and Soaring) with Canadian Science

As Symbiartic’s representative Canadian, I’m at least one science illustrator who stands with Canadian scientists today to protest our Conservative government’s attack on science and science communication.

September 16, 2013 — Glendon Mellow
Stellar Photography By A Citizen Astronomer

Stellar Photography By A Citizen Astronomer

By now you might be used to spectacular images of celestial bodies thanks to organizations like NASA and the ESA. But it’s still possible to be wowed by these images, especially when they’re taken by people like you and me.

September 15, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios
See Mike Draw… Science!

See Mike Draw… Science!

Did you know that you can combine science and dark humor in a comic? Well, let me introduce you to See Mike Draw, a webcomic drawn by Mike Jacobsen.

September 14, 2013 — Katie McKissick
Road Kill So Perty You Can Bring It Home To Ma

Road Kill So Perty You Can Bring It Home To Ma

Most people swerve around road kill in hopes of avoiding the gore, or worse, the dreaded thwump that indicates you added your treadmarks to the list of said road kill’s insults.

September 13, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios

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