science

Recently the Royal Museums Greenwich announced the shortlist for its 2021 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The 30-plus images range from telescopic and seemingly space-bound to nature-…
Taken in the 1820s by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, the world’s oldest surviving photograph was captured using a technique Niépce invented called heliography, which produces one-of-a-kind images on metal…
Is science a form of art? This is the question that photographer Eadweard Muybridge grappled with in 1887, when he set up twenty-four trip wires to photograph a racehorse galloping with the help of a…
The easy answer is Isaac Newton, but of course, the real answer is more complicated. Though Newton might be better known for his writings on and experiments with gravity and the laws of motion, his…
YInMn Blue has caused a great deal of buzz this week as it finally becomes available to consumers. The shade was first discovered in 2009, in an Oregon State University lab, by chemist Mas …