Albert Einstein's Unique Approach to Thinking. “I never came upon any of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking.” — Albert Einstein In the arena of scientific achievement and the quest to discover genius, Albert Einstein stands alone.
He remains a profoundly important figure who undertook extraordinary, groundbreaking work that not only shaped the pillars of modern physics but greatly influenced the philosophy of science. Quite literally, Einstein changed the way we see and travel across the world and cosmos. He was responsible for the world’s most famous equation and for discovering the theory of relativity, considered to be mankind’s highest intellectual discovery. Einstein went about his work in unique ways. The power of play “A new idea comes suddenly and in a rather intuitive way. Einstein took breaks from his work to play the violin. Yasmin List: [Yasmin_discussions] STEM to STEAM: knowledge, inconsistencies and risks. Dear Yasminers, and all involved in the discussion, Thanks for launching and contribute to this discussion.
I'll skip the infoabout me, for Roger was so kind to forward my previous email which includedlinks etc. Art makes science come ALIVE in York gallery show. SCIENCE meets arts this week in a brand new free exhibition on show at York Art Gallery.
Art work inspired by ground-breaking medical and scientific research makes up an exhibition, which opened yesterday. ALIVE: Between Art and Science has work by six globally- recognised artists, who have worked with University of York researchers and scientists come up with the new pieces. Laura Turner, senior curator at York Art Gallery, said: “Each artist was invited to the University based on their existing portfolio of work. It is incredible to see how each of these talented artists have interpreted the research undertaken at the University of York in very original and unexpected ways.” Teach science with art? This astronomer says yes. Aomawa Shields is a scientist, actor and TED Fellow.
Through her organization Rising Stargirls, she teaches astronomy to middle school girls using theater, writing and visual arts. Below, she talks about how educators can combine art and science to inspire the next generation of astronomers. Schopenhauer on the Essential Difference Between How Art and Science Reveal the World. Rising Strong: Brené Brown on the Physics of Vulnerability and What Resilient People Have in Common. The Paradox of Intellectual Promiscuity: Stephen Jay Gould on What Nabokov’s Butterfly Studies Reveal About the Unity of Creativity.
The history of human culture is rife with creators hailed as geniuses in one domain who also had a notable but lesser-known talent in another — take, for instance, Richard Feynman’s sketches, J.R.R.
Tolkien’s illustrations, Sylvia Plath’s drawings, William Faulkner’s Jazz Age illustrations, Flannery O’Connor’s cartoons, David Lynch’s conceptual art, and Zelda Fitzgerald’s watercolors. Only rarely, however, do we encounter a person who has contributed to culture in a significant way in both art and science. Arts/Sciences#11: Evelina Domnitch & Dmitry Gelfand. Arts/Sciences#14: Malcolm Le Grice - Spectator, Presence and Encounter.
Arts/Sciences#15: William Latham - Evolutionary Art. Arts/Sciences#16: Peter Beyls. Jonas Degrave. Arts/Sciences #19: Jonas Degrave. Does Artificial Intelligence understand Culture made by Real Intelligence?
Art in the age of the deep learning singularity. Merging art with science. Through a series of profile stories, ScienceNetwork WA takes a look at the people behind the science in Western Australia and what inspires them.
Movement and Architecture. The Dense Microcosmic Worlds of Painter Robert S. Connett. Since he was a child, Robert S.
Connett was fascinated by nature. And not just any type of nature, but the tiny worlds that quietly exist without being discovered. They thrive under rocks and under microscopes and Connett was the kid who went out looking for them, bringing home everything from spiders and earwigs to snakes. This perhaps explains the self-taught painter’s equally fascinating worlds he conjures on a canvas, often in painstaking detail. These “underworlds,” as Connett describes them, are often comprised of densely populated organisms. The organisms are a combination of accurate depictions based on scientific observation, as well as plucked from the artist’s own mind.
Detail of “MICROVERSE II” (2015) “MICROCOSMIC GARDEN,” detail Sea Flowers (2014) Art and Neuroscience: a State of the Union. To prepare for Thursday’s This is Your Brain on Art panel at 3rd Ward, in Brooklyn, NY, I outlined several distinct approaches in the current conversation between art and neuroscience, a field of inquiry often dubbed neuroaesthetics.
The following outline is most likely incomplete. It is an attempt to quickly organize the many strains of research and thought on these issues, so please post any additions you think of in the comments section below. Harvard’s Biovions vs. Sandra Bullock’s Gravity: Should We Use Art to Teach Science? If you haven’t seen the mesmerizing video, “The Inner Life of the Cell” produced by Harvard University in 2007, take a moment to watch it below.
The video is fascinating. With beautifully choreographed animation, the stunning visuals and music will captivate any audience. The video makes science not only enchanting, but approachable. If you didn’t feel like you knew how cells lived and worked before, watching this video would put you right in the cells’ world and teach you first hand. Harvard University has used this video to teach undergraduate and medical students about cell biology. Perhaps no surprise, the videos produced by the Biovisions project have won several awards. Art, Science and the Sublime: 3 questions with Anna Dumitriu » IAI TV.
Is the Romantic idea of the sublime still relevant? Yes, says Anna Dumitriu, and not just for art, but for science too. Anna Dumitriu is a Brighton-based contemporary artist best known for her work in bio-art. Hz #17 -"FEELTRACE and the Emotions (after Charles Darwin)" Rapid changes in science, technology and new media will lead to more sophisticated ideas about what it means to be human, in thought, body, emotional response and artistic expression. New relationships will form between humans, machines and animals with the human functioning as a networked resource that can be accessed globally over the internet. Genetically emotionally or otherwise enhanced individuals could become the fashionable norm; synthetic biology could replace plastic surgery, with the further complication of not knowing where those genetic modifications will take them as individuals or us as a species.
This paper documents both the technical and theoretical development of the collaborative interactive new media video project "The Emotions (after Charles Darwin)" which explores some of the above concepts. Keywords Donald E. "No Longer is human existence defined by its unique temporal and spatial coordinate; one body, one life in a specific space and time. Testing at the BMI Lab. Imac 2011 Proceedings. PLUTCHIK IN PROCION. SciArt in America - SAiA December 2013. Artists 'have structurally different brains'. 17 April 2014Last updated at 05:35 ET By Melissa Hogenboom Science reporter, BBC Radio Science Brain scans revealed artists have more grey matter in parts of their brains Artists have structurally different brains compared with non-artists, a study has found.
Participants' brain scans revealed that artists had increased neural matter in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery. The research, published in NeuroImage, suggests that an artist's talent could be innate. But training and environmental upbringing also play crucial roles in their ability, the authors report.