Visible Radiation

The art of science and the science of art. A blog for anyone who's fascinated by art that relies on scientific ideas, and scientific beauty that can be classified as art in its own right. Run by Alex a student at University College London with a background in accidentally breaking things in physics laboratories.

The american National Institute for Standards and Technology have made a gallery of scientific studies entitled ‘Science as Art’. Its a bit hit and miss, but this is quite beatiful.

The colorized micrograph above is a scanning electron micrograph of tin spheres. The micrograph was obtained using a system developed by NIST and two industrial partners that substantially increases the detail provided in SEM images.

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