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Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival | science and culture | Scoop.it

Two weeks of sensational science, 30 March -- 15 April.

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Alien world: new discoveries of exotic lifeforms in the deep ocean

 

Free RIA public lecture on 24 April about an Irish-led scientific expedition to a previously uncharted field of hydrothermal vents along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

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Science Journalism in an Evolving Media Ecosystem | Age of ...

Science Journalism in an Evolving Media Ecosystem | Age of ... | science and culture | Scoop.it

 

In the last ten years, the rise of a variety of web-based and social media platforms has dramatically changed the role of the science journalist. No longer do people have to rely on traditional media to learn about a new issue, ...

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Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century

Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century | science and culture | Scoop.it


"Riveting and comprehensive, encompassing every aspect of the rise of military robotics." --Financial Times.



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On Poetry | Four poets stretch genre by infusing works with science

On Poetry | Four poets stretch genre by infusing works with science | science and culture | Scoop.it


Four poets stretch genre by infusing works with science. Poets with new and recent books borrow the mapping technique of “data fusion” from scientists.

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A Beating Heart, winner of Pariscience Film Festival

A Beating Heart, winner of Pariscience Film Festival | science and culture | Scoop.it


According to Mr. Lamy, “cinema and science are linked by common interests. Science is part of our history of past, present and future, while filmmaking opens the dialogue between science and society, providing a creative ...

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The originality of the species

The originality of the species | science and culture | Scoop.it


A frenzied desire to be first inspired Darwin and Einstein to bursts of creativity.

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Who’s in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain

Who’s in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain | science and culture | Scoop.it


Do we control our lives? Is it Free Will or Science?

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Science and art: Rossi on the creative commonalities


Assistant professor of physics Enrico Rossi describes the creativity and the constraints that lead to beautiful art and beautiful science.


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WiredDifferently

WiredDifferently | science and culture | Scoop.it


RT @brainpicker: Harvard launches citizen science platform to map the connectome http://t.co/MSwCp0Xm


Why it matters http://t.co/RsDv2mUT @amyleerobinson)...

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Astronaut Films Auroras from Above

Astronaut Films Auroras from Above | science and culture | Scoop.it


But what would it be like to look down at the auroras, or to move through them? In these striking images from NASA, we find out.

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MA Art and Science, Central Saint Martins, London

MA Art and Science, Central Saint Martins, London | science and culture | Scoop.it


MA Art and Science at Central Saint Martins, London investigates the creative relationships between art and science and how to communicate them.


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The Poetry of Science (Discussion)

The Poetry of Science (Discussion) | science and culture | Scoop.it

 

Two of science’s luminaries converse on the beauty of science.

 

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and host of NOVA and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins will explore the wonders of the Cosmos and of Life, its origins, its inspirations, and why science is not just an option, it is the only reality we possess.

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Van Gogh's sunflowers are mutants

Van Gogh's sunflowers are mutants | science and culture | Scoop.it

 

The whimsical appearance of some of the sunflowers in Vincent van Gogh's paintings isn't the result of the painter's alleged mental illness.

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How to Be Creative: The Science of Genius

How to Be Creative: The Science of Genius | science and culture | Scoop.it

 

In his book "Imagine: How Creativity Works," author Jonah Lehrer posits that geniuses are not super heroes, but the result of unstifled imagination and free-flowing ideas.

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NOVA | Medieval Stained Glass Science

NOVA | Medieval Stained Glass Science | science and culture | Scoop.it


How did craftsmen of the Middle Ages make stained glass windows using little more than sand, wood, and fire?

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Rupert Sheldrake - The Science Delusion: Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry

Rupert Sheldrake - The Science Delusion: Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry | science and culture | Scoop.it


Thinking about checking this out at #OxfordLitFest The Science Delusion: Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry http://t.co/qwb3FYxY...

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Faith, forgery, science -- and the James Ossuary

Faith, forgery, science -- and the James Ossuary | science and culture | Scoop.it


Faith, forgery, science -- and the James Ossuary.


In effect, the lengthy trial put science in the dock. Science lost.

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Researcher's Findings in the Amazon Pit Him Against Chomsky

Researcher's Findings in the Amazon Pit Him Against Chomsky | science and culture | Scoop.it


Interesting discussion @MaryVarcoe RT @leonidkruglyak: So is linguistics a science? Discuss.

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Collide – a cultural revolution - CERN Courier

Collide – a cultural revolution - CERN Courier | science and culture | Scoop.it


Ariane Koek makes the case for an arts residency programme soon to be established at CERN.

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‘Buddha’ goes to the hospital: a convergence of science, history and art

‘Buddha’ goes to the hospital: a convergence of science, history and art | science and culture | Scoop.it


Medical science and history converge at the University of Florida to reveal previously unknown documents inside a 17th century Korean buddhist sculpture.

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Jacob Bronowski on Science and Art


An excerpt from an episode of the series Ascent of Man in which Bronowsky explain how this two realms of knowloge are not incompatible at all.


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Northern Arts and Science Network

Northern Arts and Science Network | science and culture | Scoop.it


A free arts and science symposium on the 31 march at project space Leeds, see http://t.co/xfYzTsw

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Exploratorium: the museum of science, art and human perception

Exploratorium: the museum of science, art and human perception | science and culture | Scoop.it
The Exploratorium isn't just a museum, it's an ongoing exploration of science, art, and human perception--a vast collection of online interactives, web features, activities, programs and events that feed your curiosity.
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Symphony of Science - the Quantum World!

mp3: http://bit.ly/oRYyiV


A musical investigation into the nature of atoms and subatomic particles, the jiggly things that make up everything we see. Featuring Symphony of Science - the Quantum World!

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