Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
A group of high school students is learning all about crime scene investigation during summer forensics camp. Ballistics, fingerprints, cadaver dogs, crime scene photography, and DNA analysis are among the topics in their action-packed schedule. Forensic camp students investigated a staged crime scene at Ohio State University’s Waterman Farm on Lane Avenue.
Ohioans will likely be hearing more about the importance of math and science in school.
What gives fireworks their rainbow of colors? When people watch fireworks, they’re not just seeing pretty colors. In a way, they’re peering into the molecular structure of different materials.
People who decide to pursue a science career are a rare breed. They study very complicated material and spend long hours in the lab. And after years of dedicated preparation to be scientists, some decide a life on the bench is not for them. They decide to become science writers. One who made such a choice is OSU science writer Holly Wagner, who tells her story and the stories of others who made the same choice.
It seems everytime you turn on the radio or television or open a newspaper there is a new groundbreaking science discovery. For readers, science news often is hard to understand and put in the context of our daily lives. For science reporters, the job is even more difficult. They have to digest complicated stories and then decide with of the hundreds of stories should appear in print or in a newscast.