Aluminum mould of the brain

August 11, 2017 / 0 comments

Microsculpture

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

Microsculpture is a unique exhibition that presents insects like never before. The clarity and detail in the three metre prints brings normally unseen beauty to the audience, allowing them to study these stunning creatures in minute detail. The exhibition provides unique visual experience and celebrates the beauty of the natural world. LINK: http://microsculpture.net/  

DECORATOR CRAB

February 22, 2016 / 0 comments

Decorator crabs are crabs of several different species, belonging to the superfamily Majoidea (not all of which are decorators), that use materials from their environment to hide from, or ward off, predators. They stick mostly sedentary animals and plants to their bodies as camouflage or, if the attached organisms are noxious, to ward off predators…

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EARTHLINGS 101

February 13, 2016 / 0 comments

Earthlings 101 is a beginner’s guide for alien visitors. No matter whether you are a space tourist, an alien scientist or a galactic warlord – if you want to learn more about human nature, this channel is for you. – Concept, artwork and text by me – Music by OcularNebula – Speech synthesis by Ivona

PARROTS, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING

February 11, 2016 / 0 comments

Douglas Adams was the best-selling British author and satirist who created The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. In this talk at UCSB recorded shortly before his death, Adams shares hilarious accounts of some of the apparently absurd lifestyles of the world’s creatures, and gleans from them extraordinary perceptions about the future of humanity. Series: Voices…

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TRANSGENIC SPIDERGOATS

February 5, 2016 / 0 comments

A 6min brief on the work being done in Laramie, WY whereby spider silk is being spun from goat milk.

THE PLEASURE OF FINDING THINGS OUT, RICHARD FEYNMAN INTERVIEW (1981)

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

Fifty minutes of PURE Feynman! This is the original Horizon Nova interview – essential for any Feynman fan… and for everyone else too!”I’m an explorer, OK I like to find out!” Richard Feynman, physicist and adventurer extraordinary…THE PLEASURE OF FINDING THINGS OUT was filmed in 1981 and will delight and inspire anyone who would like…

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CYBORGIAN INTERFACES

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

A synthesis of organic and synthetic parts, the cyborg in film and fiction provides an important means in the digital age by which to question and explore the difference between human and artificial intelligence. As cyberspace becomes ever more pervasive, and invasive, and interfaces become softer, William J Mitchell’s vision of plugging the individual’s nervous system into electronic organs…

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THE SECRET LIFE OF CHAOS

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

THE SECRET LIFE OF CHAOS FULL DOCUMENTARY Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists are only now beginning to understand. It turns out that chaos theory answers a question that mankind has…

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THE CHALLENGES AHEAD FOR SOFT ROBOTICS

February 4, 2016 / 0 comments

There are many different kinds of robots: factory automation systems that weld and assemble car engines; machines that place chocolates into boxes; medical devices that support surgeons in operations requiring high-precision manipulation; cars that drive automatically over long distances; vehicles for planetary exploration; mechanisms for powerline or oil platform inspection; toys and educational toolkits for schools and universities; service robots that deliver meals,…

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