New PDF release: 286 Full-Color Animal Illustrations: From Jardine's

By Sir William Jardine

ISBN-10: 0486155730

ISBN-13: 9780486155739

A marvelous diversity of natural world seems during this fantastic selection of painstakingly exact 19th-century drawings. either artists and animal fanatics will treasure those most excellent illustrations of mammals, birds, fish, and bugs. A precious archive of royalty-free paintings. Captions.

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2008), ‘Carbon wonderland’, Scientific American, 298: 4, pp. 90–97. The title can also be seen as a reference to the Gilded Age, a time of economic expansion roughly coinciding with the first Victorian era. ‘The Diamond Age’, Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. wikipedia. org/wiki/The_Diamond_Age. Retrieved 12 July 2010. 28 Materiality and Immateriality of Art in the Age of Nanotechnology 15 James Gimzewski used a Scanning Tunnelling Microscope to push atoms around. In 1996, as a scientist at the IBM Research Division’s Zurich laboratory, Gimzewski built an abacus with individual molecules as beads with a diameter of less than one nanometre (one billionth of a metre).

The tip touches surfaces, in a scanning process. An image of the surface is obtained by mechanically moving the probe in a raster scan of the specimen, line by line, and recording the probe-surface interaction via a laser reflected on a photodiode. The concept of gathering scientific data through touch allows for a reconfiguration of a dominant ocularcentric understanding of the world. The AFM and nano assembly show the potentiality for moving atoms around to create new materials, forms and structures thereby replicating the construction of humans from dust particles.

This definitive statement links with the concomitant thinking of ether in that period when matter was seen as an energy. Linda Dalrymple Henderson explains that with radioactivity and Le Bon’s talk of matter dematerializing into the ether, the recently discovered Hertzian waves of wireless telegraphy (as well as x-rays) focused popular attention on the invisible, impalpable ether of space. Space was not thought of as empty in this period, and the terms space and ether of space are often synonymous in the written record’.

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