This photo was the 1st place winner at the annual Science as Art competition in San Francisco, held by the Materials Research Society.
“Color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph of an overflowed electrodeposited magnetic nanowire array (CoFeB), where the template has been subsequently completely etched. It’s a reminder that nanoscale research can have unpredicted consequences at a high level.”
Credit: Fanny Beron, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Gorgeous portfolio from Steve Rura (Letters & Numbers). Who actually once lived and worked here in Denver, but has since left us for NYC.
China has the most sophisticated internet censoring system of any nation in the world. And they’re getting reamed for it in the media right now, of course not in their own probably. If you type “Tibet riots” into Google in China, you get an error message.
“Any teacher that can be replaced by a machine should be!” -Arthur C. Clarke
Listen to the remembrance from NPR, which includes snippets from a recording he made for friends and family in December ’07, entitled How it feels to have completed 90 orbits around the sun. Watch the whole video here.
He was also responsible, in part, for some of the cooler book covers to come out of the 20th century.
Great speech from a man of conviction and character.
Transcript here. Written entirely by him, which hasn’t been the case with any speech by any president or candidate since 1969.