Wednesday 16th April 2014,
Imagine Science Films
CHEMICAL CUISINE: The Story of Mayonnaise

CHEMICAL CUISINE: The Story of Mayonnaise

Today we’re going to delve a little deeper into the world of chemistry, to understand how we can use science to manipulate the way different molecules behave, creating different textures and flavors. To explore this idea, we’re going to focus [...]

April 11, 2014 2014, Articles, News, News & Views, Uncategorized
Announcing the Imagine Science Youtube Contest

Announcing the Imagine Science Youtube Contest

This October, the 7th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival, and our sponsors at Google, will be tackling the subject of “TIME”, and you can be a part of it! This is an open call for the best videos addressing time [...]

April 10, 2014 News, Submissions
Spotlight 15: Future of Female Engineers

Spotlight 15: Future of Female Engineers

The 2013-2014 New York City/Long Island FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Tournament took place in the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering on March 8, which was also International Women’s Day. With the 2014 theme for International Women’s Day, Inspiring Change, Imagine [...]

April 4, 2014 News, Spotlight
Spotlight 14: The 1-Bit Art of Tristan Perich

Spotlight 14: The 1-Bit Art of Tristan Perich

From a determinedly minimal set of tools — simple circuitry, small motors, 1s and 0s — artist Tristan Perich creates expansive works: dense digital symphonies, large arrays of microtonal sound, and wall-spanning mechanical drawings. We joined him last week at [...]

March 31, 2014 News, Spotlight
Spotlight 13: Robotic Olympics

Spotlight 13: Robotic Olympics

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. FTC is designed for students in grades 7-12 to compete head to [...]

March 19, 2014 News, Spotlight
CHEMICAL CUISINE: The Science of Flavor, Part II

CHEMICAL CUISINE: The Science of Flavor, Part II

Last column we explored our experience of food through taste and smell. But when you take a bite, whether it’s five-star fine dining or your favorite flavor of Doritos, you’re using all of your senses. So, what role do touch, [...]

March 19, 2014 2014, Articles, News, News & Views
Scientific Expedition: Getting Intimate with Fungus

Scientific Expedition: Getting Intimate with Fungus

From February 5th to April 15th 2014, a selection of the artworks brought from the Intimate Science exhibition at Carnegie Mellon University is on display at the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery in the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, part of The [...]

March 19, 2014 2014, Events, New York, News, News & Views, Uncategorized
Spotlight 12: The Urban Ecology of Coney Island Creek

Spotlight 12: The Urban Ecology of Coney Island Creek

  The hidden life of an abandoned industrial waterway. Once the channel that made Coney Island an actual island, Coney Island Creek today is a truncated and neglected post-industrial relic. But where human activity has largely moved elsewhere, nature is [...]

March 7, 2014 News, Spotlight
Imagine Science Films at Cineglobe

Imagine Science Films at Cineglobe

Join us on the afternoons of Thursday and Friday, March 20 and 21, at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, for a special Imagine Science Films-curated program at the CineGlobe Festival! Following the overall theme of this year’s festival “Beyond the Frontier” [...]

March 5, 2014 Events, News, Satellite
Spotlight 11: Smart Robots

Spotlight 11: Smart Robots

Imagine being able to control a robot with just your phone. Mobile applications can now be used, not only to listen to music or play Flappy Bird but also to make a robot play ball or spin around as you [...]

February 28, 2014 News, Spotlight