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Mad Art Cast: Migraine Auras and Art

Hello and welcome to another fabulous episode of Mad Art Cast. This episode is about the science and art of migraines. Scroll down to listen or find us on iTunes! Cheers! Show notes: Here is a cool image of by Juno of Jupiter, google for more! Here is a link …

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Erasing Mileva Marić-Einstein, The Woman Behind Einstein’s Math. (Women in Science 72)

Content Note: By the end of this article, you are not going to like Albert Einstein much.  If this is a problem for you, if part of your sense of the grandeur of humanity is wrapped up in the sympathetic image of Einstein’s personality and genius, then you might want …

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The Naked Trump

A few nights ago, five statues appeared in cities around the US, ostensibly showing off everything a particular presidential has to offer. Yes, five statues of a nude, ball-less, Donald Trump were put in place, an art protest organized by INDECLINE, an activist group. The exhibit is called called The Emperor Has …

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Make It Stranger

It is a sure sign of my age that (finally) watching Stranger Things was an exercise in Nostalgia For Days. The music! The clothing! The cars! So much wood paneling! And then I found out even more fascinating things about the production of this series that made me love it …

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It’s #safetyfirst, #sexysecond

  What I find most troubling* about this #madscientist #art is the insufficient personal protection equipment (PPE). If ol’ girl works in a lab, her PPE needs to be ON FLEEK. Let’s talk by the numbers… We all like a good blowout, but the lab rule of hair-up-and-back means hair …

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She Filled the Sky: The Iron Astronomy of Annie Jump Cannon (Women in Science 70).

350,000 stars classified. It’s one of astronomy’s unbreakable and frankly not even approachable records, the scientific equivalent of the Ripken Streak.  Seven hours a day, six days a week, for forty-four years, one woman bent herself to the task of creating an ultimate chart of the night sky, with each …

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Useful or Artful?

The AxiDraw from a recent quickies brought up a question that has been rolling around in my engineer/artist brain for a while. It is a stellar example in a long line of projects that are beautiful, mesmerizing to watch, and yet I would never buy.  See this egg bot, dry …

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Marvel in Your Own Mediocrity

We all have things we are talented with, and things we are not. Should that stop us from trying? Should somebody not skilled with a brush just walk away from painting? Should a poor writer just set down their pen? I am not talking about “Show us your ugly things” …

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