Science Behind the Photo #36

In issue 19 of I, Science, “Unexplored Worlds”, we feature the work of x-ray artist Hugh Turvey. The full interview with Hugh is published here. PL: What drew you to pursue x-ray as a medium for your artwork? HT: I trained as a photographer and I love film and in 1996 I started experimenting with […]

The world’s smallest Etch-a-Sketch

Etch-a-sketch is a classic childhood toy. In fact, it’s so well-   known it even makes a cameo in Toy Story. Now, 50 years on, it’s hard to see how you could re-invent this art pad, but some researchers at the London Centre for Nanotechnology may have done just that, on an nano-scale at least. […]