Codes of sense and reason

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Dancer/choreographer Caterina Mocciola leads a conversation around Codes of sense and reason. On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:19:30 +1000 Rosemary Simons writes: I found the interviews fascinating. They seemed to draw me in as as if I was in the … Continue reading

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Everywhen

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This painting represents the cycle of relationships between krill, diatoms, whales and birds. Movement qualities in the lines suggest the artist’s training as a dancer. Carolyn Whan (1955 – 2012) was an Australian artist whose great grandparents came from China, … Continue reading

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Drawing microscopic forms from life

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The tiny space beneath the microscope is suddenly a whole world. Finally I get to draw microscopic plants and animals from life. I see a green Hydra, a Spyrugyra (a genus of filamentous green algae) and a Vorticella-like creature (a … Continue reading

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No one way is right but some ways are useful

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The aim of the 2014 Living Data program is to share understandings of the natural world. Two way conversations between scientists and artists have begun. Participants are invited to question, visualise and present shared understandings of key drivers of change … Continue reading

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Water is the Most abundant Substance in Cells

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Water accounts for about 70% of a cell’s weight, and most intracellular reactions occur in an aqueous environment. Life on Earth began in the ocean, and the conditions in that primeval environment put a permanent stamp on the chemistry of … Continue reading

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Thinking in different ways simultaneously

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Paul G. Falkowski and John A. Raven (2007) understand aquatic photosynthesis by thinking about it in different ways simultaneously. They think about organisms in terms of their life forms and growth patterns, and think about them from mechanical and observational … Continue reading

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Species Inked

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What do people and dead fish have in common? Both can be inked. People have tattoos and dead fish are inked and printed. Australian Antarctic Division scientist Graham Hosie practices the ancient Japanese art of Gyotaku (Japanese 魚拓, from gyo … Continue reading

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Diatomaceae

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Diatoms are a form of phytoplankton. Phytoplankton are plants which live in water where life first evolved. Through the process of photosynthesis they collectively produce about half the oxygen we breathe. The rest of our oxygen comes from plants and … Continue reading

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Art can clarify or confuse

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Graphs and pictures are powerful scientific analysis and communication tools. The power of graphs and pictures, and the anecdotes they can evoke, are also powerful means by which people can be misled, inadvertently or otherwise. Article in The Conversation by … Continue reading

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ex Oceano – we are from the Ocean – the Ocean sustains us

The recording of the symphony ex Oceano – we are from the Ocean – the Ocean sustains us, with the Prague Symphony Orchestra, is now complete! The development and recording of ex Oceano was inspired, guided and supported by Sue … Continue reading

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