First artwork to be made in space is now orbiting above all our heads

“A laugh star floating in space, above all our heads, is my attempt to create a contemporary metaphor for the hanging ‘Sword of Damocles,’ a reminder that the beauty of human life is so fragile.”

How Mozart was one of the first “pirates” – illegally transcribing music

The story of how a 12-year-old boy from Vienna snuck out the Sistine Chapel’s biggest guarded secret by genius alone.

How to Create Beautiful Images With Thousands of Circles

Art and science go hand in hand.

How the brain perceives rhythm – simpler is better

Your brain is hardwired to like some rhythms more than others, neuroscientists report.

Self-ink calendar uses capillary action to mark dates

An artsy calendar that makes you stop and think about how you spend your time — with a bit of help from science.

Surrealist Salvador Dali cookbook released after 40 years

At the age of 7, surrealist genius Salvador Dali wanted to become a chef. It’s a good thing he didn’t.

Artist Christo Guelov designs colorful street crossings to brighten your day

Bulgarian artist Christo Guelov turned boring pedestrian crossings into works of art.

Artist turns abandoned thrash into beautiful animal sculptures to remind us of pollution

From trash to art.

Using Mathematical Functions to Create Stunning Animations

Mathematics is a very powerful tool to create beautiful works of art.

Glowing DNA origami used to recreate Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’

The end result is a perfect example of what can happen when art meets science.