Crystal Clear: Exploring Crystallography on Film
Science / Video

Crystal Clear: Exploring Crystallography on Film

X-ray Crystallography – ever heard of it? Perhaps not, but it’s arguably one of the most important scientific breakthroughs of the 20th Century. Why? Well, it’s an incredibly powerful technique that allows us to look at really small things, like protein molecules or even DNA! Once we know how these molecules are assembled, we can … Continue reading

Putting the Higgs on paper
Interviews / Science

Putting the Higgs on paper

Physicist Lily Asquith recently wrote an interesting and accessible piece on quarks, which was featured on Jon Butterworth’s excellent Life and Physics blog. Included within the post was an interesting depiction of physicist Murray Gell-Mann, as provided by illustrator and artist Toya Walker. Toya also happens to be the individual behind the imaginative and colourful imagery associated with the … Continue reading

Science

Music to smash atoms to

Kate Simko’s ‘Music from the Atom Smashers’ (2009) is a beautiful and serene collection of tracks made as the soundtrack for the documentary ‘The Atom Smashers’ Simko is an American born electronic producer and DJ, who produces an interesting and subtle blend of techno; her classical piano training is certainly evident in the wonderfully rich … Continue reading