George Wesley Bellows

George Wesley Bellows, an American painter, died Jan. 8, 1925, at age 43. Bellows was just 20 years old when Alexander Cassat, president of the Pennsylvania railroad (and brother of painter Mary Cassat), decided it was high time that his trains found a way to get into...

John Constable

John Constable, an English landscape artist, was born June 11, 1776. Constable was an almost exact contemporary of the other famous British landscape artist of the time, J.M.W. Turner. Interestingly, both are considered to be scientific artists, although of quite...

Next-Gen Paleontology: 3D Printed Dinosaurs

Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, Associate Professor, Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science, Drexel University According to Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, “technology in paleontology hasn’t changed in about 150 years. We use shovels and pickaxes and burlap and...

Using Nuclear Techniques to Analyze Art

Philippe Collon, Associate Professor of Physics, University of Notre Dame. Art forgery is big business with museum reputations and millions of dollars at stake. Physicist Philippe Collon discusses recent advances in nuclear science that enable his team of scientists...

Intersections: The Art of Science

Oliver Uberti is a visual journalist, traveling the world with a sketchbook in hand. From 2003 to 2012, he worked in the design department of National Geographic Magazine, most recently as Senior Design Editor. On any given day at Geographic, Uberti could be found...