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View Resource The Art of Renaissance Science: Galileo and Perspective

Modern astronomy, physics and engineering would not be the same without the contributions of Galileo, Da Vinci, and other Renaissance figures, and this site pays tribute to science in the context of Renaissance art and society. Prof. Joseph W. Dauben, who teaches history of science at the City University of New York, oversees this page, "The Art of Renaissance Science: Galileo and Perspective,"...

http://www.mcm.edu/academic/galileo/ars/arshtml/arstoc.html
View Resource Two on Art and Science:

It's hard to see satellite pictures of the earth from a satellite without being taken aback by the beauty of it. While it may seem like an unlikely pairing, art and science have much in common. These two sites are good examples of the union. First, from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), is a news release on the AAAS galleries and the paintings by Marie Laurence...

https://www.aaas.org/news/releases/2004/0428artIntro.shtml
View Resource Science Cartoons Plus

This website features cartoons by S. Harris. His cartoons have been exhibited at museums in the U.S. and Canada since 1984, including San Francisco's Exploratorium and the MIT Museum. Some have appeared in periodicals such as Discover, American Scientist, The New Yorker, Natural History Magazine, and Playboy. The gallery includes several cartoons organized by topics such as Astronomy, Computers,...

http://www.sciencecartoonsplus.com/pages/gallery.php
View Resource Ocean Flowers: Anna Atkins’s Cyanotypes of British Algae

In the middle of the 19th century, Anna Atkins wondered how she might be able to create accurate impressions of algae specimens. She was an amateur botanist who was primarily interested in the art and science of taxonomy and scientific illustration. After a long period of experimentation, she came up with the idea of using an existing blueprinting process to create the multiple copies that would...

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/photographs-...
View Resource Ecology, Art, and Technology

The intersection between ecology, art, and technology is a complex one, and one that provides the inspiration for the EcoArtTech organization. The organization was created in 2005 and they are primarily interested in "working with digital, networked, and sustainable technologies and contemporary environments to create art about the environmentality of modern life." Their work is funded by Colgate...

http://www.ecoarttech.net/
View Resource Arts & Genomics

Based at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, The Arts & Genomics Centre is interested in expanding the "public debate on (future) goals, means, possibilities and use of results of genomics, from the specific point of view of bio-genetic art." The homepage provides ample information about their most recent initiatives, which have included a symposium on food, art and science and a video on...

http://www.artsgenomics.org/
View Resource Science, Art and Technology

The Art Institute of Chicago's education section of their website "began as a year-long course offered to Chicago Public School science teachers interested in exploring the relationship between science and art within a museum setting." The website has six different lessons encompassing several different scientific disciplines, including "Art and Astronomy", "Perception, Light, and Color", and "The...

http://www.artic.edu/aic/education/sciarttech/
View Resource The Arts at MIT Screenshot

With an undergraduate acceptance rate just shy of eight percent, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is one of the most competitive universities in the world. Admitted students, in fact, have a real knack for achieving perfect scores on the math sections of the SAT. So when MIT comes to mind, most people don’t tend to think about experimental theater or origami. Enter this website:...

https://arts.mit.edu/
View Resource TED Talks: How to go to space, without having to go to space Screenshot

Angelo Vermeulen is a space researcher, a biologist, and an artist. He was also crew commander of a NASA-funded Mars simulation, in which six crew members spent four months locked away together in a dome in the crater of the Mauna Loa volcano on Hawaii. The crew was conducting a food study, but the experiment gave Vermeulen other ideas. He started encouraging artists from around the world to build...

https://www.ted.com/talks/angelo_vermeulen_how_to_go_to_spac...
View Resource We Make Money Not Art Screenshot

The brainchild of writer, critic, and curator Regine Debatty, We Make Money Not Art is an edgy, colorful, impish take on the intersection of art, science, technology, and social issues. Recent articles have profiled the post-anthropocentric art of Maja Smrekar, a gloss of Maarten Vanden Eynde's lecture on the dangers of plastic and the hubris of homo sapiens, and a look at how one artist...

http://we-make-money-not-art.com/
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