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Naples garlic The structure of garlic could be mistaken for exquisite coloured glass. When a tiny stem section is stained with toluidine blue, a dye that builds up in the acidic parts of tissue, nucleic acids show up in blue. The dark spot is a bundle of vascular tissue that carries nutrients and fluids up the stem. The full image is a composite of 55 shots.

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The Voyager Golden Record was compiled by two people in love: the astronomer Carl Sagan, and Ann Druyan, the creative director of the project, who he would later marry. Druyan... recorded the electrical impulses of her brain and nervous system, her heartbeats... which were the sounds of a woman swept away: by a man, by ideas, by the power of sending their love out into eternity... Love, golden, close to eternal, flying at impossible speeds through the heavens.

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Coldplay - the scientist. I LOVE LOVE LOOOOVE this song SOOO much (you get the idea :P) and it has quite a special message if you read all the lyrics. It a beautiful, special song - Little Me xxx

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from the Guardian

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities – in pictures

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from Scrappin' Stain

Time Machine

The inspiration for this Mixed Media Canvas came from me thinking about a Steam Punk Scientist’s mind… a female scientist. If she was imagining all types of flying machines, a time mach…

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Peter Cushing as Dr. Frankenstein in the Hammer Horror films production. A nice alternative to the typical "labcoat mad scientist"

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