Pioneering astronomer Vera Rubin, who confirmed the existence of dark matter, is 86 today – celebrate with her fantastic 1996 Berkeley commencement address on science and stereotypes.
Mathematics on blackboards.
Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music.
BEAUTY OF MATHEMATICS (by PARACHUTES.TV)
John Archibald Wheeler
Five metronomes started at different intervals fall into sync because SCIENCE!
What science knew about Mars in 1953.
Pair with Carl Sagan, Ray Bradbury, and Arthur C. Clarke in conversation about Mars in 1971.
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Richard Feynman lecture on the differences between Mathematicians and Physicists. No powerpoint used.
Beautifully minimalist and abstract vintage science graphics from the back of books published by Time Inc.
Complement with these vintage science ads and Berenice Abbott’s minimalist, abstract science photography from the same era.
Enrico Fermi (1943)