Gary Greenberg: The beautiful nano details of our world
When photographed under a 3D microscope, grains of sand appear like colorful pieces of candy and the stamens in a flower become like fantastical spires at an amusement park. Gary Greenberg reveals the thrilling details of the micro world.
Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology
Drew Berry is a biomedical animator whose scientifically accurate and aesthetically rich visualisations reveal the microscopic world inside our bodies to a wide range of audiences. His animations have exhibited at venues such as the Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Royal Institute of Great Britain and the University of Geneva. In 2010 he received a MacArthur Fellowship “Genius Award
Sukanya Chakrabarti: Discovering the unseeable: The search for dark matter
Sukanya Chakrabarti is a professor of Physics and Astronomy at RIT. She tries to understand the dark side of the universe, in particular the mysterious stuff that we call dark matter. After predicting a dark-matter dominated dwarf galaxy years ago, she recently discovered Cepheid variables, 300,000 light years away from our Galaxy, to prove its existence.
Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world
We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye. To bring this invisible world to light, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg bends the boundaries of time and space with high-speed cameras, time lapses and microscopes. At TED2014, he shares highlights from his latest project, a 3D film titled “Mysteries of the Unseen World,” which slows down, speeds up, and magnifies the astonishing wonders of nature.
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