Transition de phase dans les cristaux liquides (Jean Painlevé, 1978)
- Jon Jost blogs.
Ironically however, the imagery which science produces, without any intention of being so, is surely the art of our time, and it is this imagery which inadvertently provokes us into contemplating death, even as we rush to avoid it. (This is perhaps why the imagery of science is so little seen outside specialist magazines and the laboratories in which it is used - precisely because its shadings are the stuff of art itself.) In the last decades much - even overwhelmingly most of this imagery, and is accompanying artifacts - has been digitally based...