Science fiction is the genre of ideas — but it's also given us some unforgettable pictures along the way. Every era in science fiction's history has shown us a new vision of the strange and futuristic, and one image can spawn a million reflections in...
What do you do if you are a mad Star Wars fanatic, with a passion for 3D, and an insane perfectionist? Well, if you are a guy like Ansel Hsiao, you would create astoundingly detailed star wars models. Like this one.
Another picture created by the Hungarian artist István Orosz. The tower is like a , also called the twisted cylinder, which in this case has become a fascinating illusion of people within a tower made of stones.
This illustration shows lithium atoms (in red) adsorbed to a layer of graphene to create electricity when the graphene is bent, squeezed or twisted. Credit: Mitchell Ong, Stanford School of Engineering
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