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This image, found in a mysterious underground structure at Oxyrhynchus, is thought to be one of the earliest paintings of Jesus Christ. Image credit: © University of Barcelona.

Scientists Discovered Early Image of Jesus Christ at Oxyrhynchus, Egypt

In the site excavation of Oxyrhynchus, the ancient city in Egypt, a group of archaeologists from Spain and France have found one of the earliest known images of Jesus Christ so far. The archaeological site is located about 160 km south-southwest of Cairo, where Prof Josep Padro from the University of [...]

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High Voltage: Artwork from Electricity and Chemistry

High Voltage: Artwork from Electricity and Chemistry

Philip Stearns is an American artist who creates unique artworks using electricity and chemistry. He names his latest project as High Voltage. Stearns creates images by zapping Fujifilm instant color film with electricity. But it is not the sparks from the electrical shock that generates the pattern, instead, the light [...]

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Nature: Most Striking Scientific Images You Must See in 2013

Nature: Most Striking Scientific Images You Must See in 2013

In 2013, our Universe continued to surprise and delight as it was probed and prodded by scientists. In this year, researchers’ gaze ranged near and far, from the vast to the minuscule, offering stunning insights of space and capturing images of the very bonds that connect molecules together. The following [...]

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Cool Pop Art—Painting Portraits with Bacteria

Cool Pop Art—Painting Portraits with Bacteria

  Zachary Copfer and Einstein. *Image source: Zachary Copfer.  “Am I a microbiologist masquerading as an artist, or am I an artist masquerading as a microbiologist?” Zachary copfer says on his personal website, Science to the Power of Art, “I can’t seem to remember anymore.” Copfer feels confused over how [...]

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Taking a Look at My Favorite Sound—Turning Words of Wisdom into Beautiful Art

Taking a Look at My Favorite Sound—Turning Words of Wisdom into Beautiful Art

If public speaking is a form of art, then those famous speaking snippets—from memorable speeches, powerful sound bites to well-timed digs in the debates—can be masterpieces. Bill Seaver and Nathan Moore, two innovators from Nashville, are able to take this idea to the next level.  Epic Frequency, their new company, [...]

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Explain Consciousness by Shapes of Flowers

Explain Consciousness by Shapes of Flowers

Mr. Paul Lockhart, a mathematician, said before that how to become a mathematician does not depend on his specialized skills or knowledge, but on his insatiable curiosity and aspiration for simple beauty. So, is it possible to apply such curiosity and aspiration to solution of questions which have perplexed scientists [...]

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