Science History as Art

I’ve been walking along the corridors at HHMI’s Janelia Farm, wondering what lots of the beautiful sci-art pieces were based on (I think many are actually to do with fly brain scans and other neuroscience research since that’s what the facility is known for – such a shame they don’t label any of them).

Mosaic portraits of renowned scientists by Julie Simpson and Frank Midgley.

Mosaic portraits of renowned scientists by Julie Simpson and Frank Midgley.

Anyway, the above series of mosaics caught my eye – they were “assembled from Google search images of key research terms”.  Here is more  on how they were curated.

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