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. I'm rarely rendered speechless (silence doesn't make for a great blog, does it?), but I really can't beat the beauty and wonder of Segal's sculpture, so I won't even try. Visit Segal's website for more spectacularly innovative sculptures derived from water and climate data. Her work is currently on display at the Oakland Museum of California's exhibit, Above and Below: Our Changing Bay, through February 23, 2014.


Every day in the month of September, we are serving up a different science artist for your viewing pleasure. Can’t get enough? Check out what was featured on this day last year: The Dragon Turn book cover illustration by Derek Mah