How to Create Beautiful Images With Thousands of Ellipses

Mathematical concepts can be very useful for us to generate beauty.

Some of the most stunning spiders to feast your eyes upon

Bet you’ve never seen anything like them.

Robots could soon write emotional or motivating songs

Inserting feelings into Artificial Intelligence music — the future is kinda happening already.

Celebrating women scientists — Maria Sibylla Merian, a pioneer in both art and science

An artist and naturalist, a woman who braved a wild continent and tropical diseases for her passion and left behind remarkable works.

The Food Chain Project: Fighting Food Waste With Art

Israeli-Dutch artist Itamar Gilboa has started a new project where he monitored everything he ate during a year and made a work of art out of it.

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.

Biochemist resurrects ancient trilobites by 3D printing them in metal

We’ve talked about 3D printing being useful in fields like engineering or medicine, but in the right hands it can create amazing pieces of art and bring back to life creatures gone for hundreds of millions of years.

This beauty is the world’s newest shade of blue, and it could be revolutionary

Not only does it look gorgeous, but it also has many remarkable properties that could transform the way artists work.

The medieval elephant was partly horse, partly dog, totally hilarious

There were some pretty epic works of art made throughout the Middle Ages and especially the Renaissance. But these elephants are not among them.

Beautiful Kinetic Artwork Sorts River Stones by Age

Fulfilling the job that scientists and unlucky undergrads have been doing for years, the kinetic machine Jller selects and sorts pebbles found on a 6 1/2 x 13 foot platform into a grid organized by geologic age. Without any assistance, the machine analyzes rocks based on their shape and sizes, understand their correct placement and transports them to the right place on

Theremin: the electronic instrument you play without touching anything

The theremin is a unique musical instrument which involves two antennas and which you can play with your bare hands, without touching anything. We’ll talk about its history, the working principle and how you can play/build your own.