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Science + Dance: A Molecular Happening!

Came across this little Youtube gem not too long ago.  In 1971, Robert Alan Weiss from the Department of Chemistry of Stanford University directed a short film where he set out to visualize the complex molecular process of protein synthesis.&nbs...more

artists   May 13, 2010 • Views:5728 • Comments: 0


The Creativity Crisis: American Creativity In Decline

Newsweek recently ran an article discussing recent research that shows that for the first time, creativity in the United States is in decline.  The research is based upon tests that have been used for many years to assess creative thinking. ...more

artists   education   Aug 3, 2010 • Views:7524 • Comments: 0


YouTube Gem: Bobby McFerrin & the Pentatonic Scale

Is our response to music hard-wired or culturally determined? Is the reaction to rhythm and melody universal or influenced by environment? Join host John Schaefer, Jamshed Barucha, scientist Daniel Levitin, Professor Lawrence Parsons and musical a...more

artists   Jan 13, 2011 • Views:4494 • Comments: 0


Featured Artist: The Large Hadron Collider

The Large Hadron Collider is the world's most massive science experiment ever created.  The 17-mile long subatomic particle accelerator runs in a loop underneath France and Switzerland and is capable of colliding tiny bits of matter at speeds ap...more

artists   technology   Feb 8, 2011 • Views:7313 • Comments: 0


YouTube Gem: Sorting Algorithms As Dances

We've featured curious intersections between art and science before and this latest example is a mash-up of computer science and dance.  Computer scientists and traditional Eastern European folk dancers have teamed up at  Sapientia Universi...more

artists   May 10, 2011 • Views:3893 • Comments: 0


Radioactive Orchestra: Making Music from Nuclear Isotopes

In a previous post we featured music that was inspired by physics and the exploding of particles in CERN's Large Hadron Collider.  Once again, science and music make interesting bedfellows in a collaboration between Sweden's Royal Institute...more

artists   technology   Sep 3, 2011 • Views:4099 • Comments: 0


In Europe, Where Art is Life

"In Europe, Where Art is Life, Ax Falls on Public Financing" by Larry Rohter The New York Times March 24, 2012 "European governments are cutting their support for culture, and American arts lovers are starting to feel the res...more

diversity   advocacy   artists   education   Jun 25, 2012 • Views:17161 • Comments: 0


Do Orchestras Really Need Conductors?

 "Have you ever wondered whether music conductors actually influence their orchestras?" asks NPR science correspondent  Shankar Vedantam. "They seem important. After all, they're standing in the middle of the stage and w...more

artists   Nov 28, 2012 • Views:3577 • Comments: 0