Intelligent Design we can all agree upon! The grainy butterfly images are actually simulations of compound-eye views of how one butterfly would see another! The typical courtship distance of 18 inches, is seen at the top. If the butterfly moves slightly, large portions of the image flash back and forth between all orange and all black.
• Full size (spectacular) butterfly vision here:http://blogs.wsj.com/photojournal/2011/12/30/art-for-sciences-sake/
• Leonardo da Vinci wanted us to Study the science of art and the art of science .
• See the award winning gallery here: http://www.princeton.edu/artofscience/gallery2011/
Thanks for the find, Tom Lee !
Originally shared by Tom Lee
Science can be beautiful. That’s the message behind Princeton University’s “Art of Science” competition.
This year’s competition, with the theme of “Intelligent Design,” drew 168 submissions, depicting subjects ranging from neurons to nanostructures to magnetic fields. A panel chose 56 works for the final exhibition, on display at the university through November 2012. Here is a look.