42 Modern Psychedelic Visionary Artists You Need To Know The world of psychedelic art has been around for as long as people have been getting high and picking up paintbrushes. Many believe it reached it's popular peak in the late 60's when the hippy movement and flower power was all the go. I guess that is a fair argument. That's not to say that psychedelic and visionary art isn't popular anymore. Far from it - there are thousands of psychedelic and visionary artists around the globe who are creating amazing images using a whole range of interesting techniques. Looking At Tears Under A Microscope Reveals A Shocking Fact. Share on Facebook One day Rose-Lynn Fisher wondered if her tears of grief would look different compared to her tears of joy, so she began to explore them up close under a microscope. She studied 100 different tears and found that basal tears (the ones that our body produces to lubricate our eyes) are drastically different from the tears that happen when we are chopping onions. The tears that come about from hard laughter aren’t even close to the tears of sorrow. Like a drop of ocean water each tiny tear drop carries a microcosm of human experience.
Tom Lehrer's "The Elements". A Flash animation by Mike Stanfill, Private Hand The Periodic Table The periodic table of the chemical elements (also periodic table of the elements or just the periodic table) is a tabular display of the chemical elements. Although precursors to this table exist, its invention is generally credited to Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869, who intended the table to illustrate recurring ("periodic") trends in the properties of the elements.
Grant Thompson - "The King of Random" Call it "Mad Science", or just a "Quest for Discovery". These are some of my experiments, and "Random Weekend Projects" Subscribe! New videos every week! Android Jones — "Harmony of Dragons" LIMITED EDITION Harmony of Dragons • Limited Edition on Canvas or Paper • This began as a live performance painting during my 2011 Seeing is Believing Tour. I was digitally projecting my art onto the white cover of a 60 foot dome at the Harmony Festival in Northern California.
How a pinhole camera works « Pinholes An excerpt from From pinhole to print – Inspiration, instructions and insights in less than an hour. How a camera without a lens can be used to take pictures. Pinhole cameras rely on the fact that light travels in straight lines – a principle called the rectilinear theory of light.
15 Awesome Chemistry Experiments You don’t need to watch Breaking Bad to know that chemistry is pretty awesome. Below we explore our favorite 15 chemistry GIFs. Melting Metal With Magnets The Science: The copper wire has a significant amount of AC electricity running through it, causing it to act like a really strong electromagnet. In the metal slug, eddy currents form due to the magnetic field the copper wire is causing while the copper wire has high frequency AC flowing through it. The metal slug’s electric resistance causes a portion of the electric energy to turn into heat, but the heat builds up until the metal slug becomes white hot and melts.
ScienceGeek.net I re-organized the course during the 2014 - 2015 school year. Some review activities were moved to new units. This has resulted in a change to some of the file names, so direct links to the individual activities may need to be changed. These are not graded assignments. They are intended only as practice of concepts and vocabulary that are essential to your success in this course. Most of these interactive review activities work equally well in recent versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari. International Year of Light - 100 Educational Activities about Light and Photonics Learn about the wonders of light and photonics by using these 100 educational activities. All activities have been curated by Silvia Simionato and Pedro Russo from the Universe Awareness Programme (UNAWE) based at Leiden University within the framework of The International Year of Light in Europe 2015 Project (LIGHT2015). Anti-Gravity Mirror
From the Lab: Breaking Bad, Chemistry Good « ScriptPhD I must preface this next post with a little truth in advertising. I’m a chemist. True blue, to my very core. AP Chemistry Homepage No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings. - William Blake Are You (really) An AP Chemistry Student? Before you register for AP Chemistry, I want students to be fully aware of the course expectations. If you are a student considering signing up for AP Chemistry, do yourself the favor of reading what I've written about your upcoming course selection. 15 digital visionary artists that you NEED to know Author’s note : This is not a comprehensive list of inspiring digital artists. It is a selection of some of those who are inspiring me right now. 15. Android Jones We will start the list of with one the more profound artists in the visionary culture.
The unexpected math behind Van Gogh's "Starry Night" - Natalya St. Clair A few lesson plans exist for teaching visual arts and self-similarity (objects that have the same pattern) that could be used after showing this lesson. Shodor has some free lesson plans for students in grades 4 through 8. High school students can learn recursion algorithms to create the Koch curve using Scratch for free. Educational technologist Dylan Ryder has also written about creating fractals. A beautiful app worth checking out is Starry Night Interactive App by media artist Petros Vrellis. Download it to your tablet and create your own version of Starry Night.