Art Meets Science

Researchers have been studying the 37-inch-long de Brécy Tondo for decades.

Art Meets Science

Artificial Intelligence Identifies Long-Overlooked Raphael Masterpiece

A facial recognition analysis found that the faces in a mysterious painting are virtually identical to those in the artist's "Sistine Madonna"

Onlookers attending the touring exhibition Save Ukr(AI)ne, which featured A.I.-generated images based on stories of children displaced by the war in Ukraine, in September 2022

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Are A.I. Image Generators Violating Copyright Laws?

Two new lawsuits argue that tools like Midjourney and Stable Diffusion are infringing on artists' rights

Some romance and fiction audiobooks are now narrated by A.I. voices named Madison and Jackson.

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You Can Listen to Audiobooks Narrated by Artificial Intelligence

Apple is now offering "digital narration" for some titles in the romance and fiction genres

Pure Structural Color is made of several extremely thin sheets of non-conductive material. These layers are stacked together and imprinted, or stamped, with a nano-scale pattern of rods with curved ends. This pattern scatters light into colors that are visible from all directions, and different hues can be produced by changing the dimensions of the pattern.

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This British Zoologist Wants to Reinvent Color

Andrew Parker has produced some of the brightest hues in the world. So, what’s his secret?

After scraping artists' work across the internet, the app can generate artistic renditions of users' selfies.

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Is Popular A.I. Photo App Lensa Stealing From Artists?

The tool went viral first for generating flattering portraits—and then for igniting ethical concerns

Israel isn’t the first country where fingerprints found during archaeological research have elicited curiosity and spurred questions about who left them behind.

What Fingerprints Tell Us About Jerusalem's Ancient Artisans

In an unusual collaboration, archaeologists in Israel are working with police to analyze prints left on fifth- or sixth-century pottery shards

Viva Magenta is Pantone's color of the year for 2023.

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What Is Viva Magenta, Pantone's 'Brave' and 'Fearless' Color of the Year?

As 2023 approaches, the bold pinkish-red is supposed to reflect the global zeitgeist

The final facial reconstruction depicting John Barber, 55

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Scientists Reconstruct Face of 19th-Century Man Accused of Being a Vampire

He was a victim of tuberculosis—and a target of the vampire panic that swept through New England

HAARP's antennas

Alaska

Why Scientists Are Sending Radio Signals to the Moon and Jupiter

Researchers conducted wide-ranging experiments at Alaska's HAARP facility, known for atmospheric research and conspiracy theories

Singer Claire L. Evans of YACHT performs in Los Angeles.

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How Artificial Intelligence Helped Make an Experimental Pop Album

YACHT's "Chain Tripping," made using only A.I.-generated melodies and lyrics, is the subject of a new documentary

This image of an axolotl highlights components of its nervous system

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Stunning Images Reveal the Complex Beauty of Life Under a Microscope

Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography contest winners captured a gecko hand, breast tissue cells and dozens of other minuscule moments

European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Matthias Maurer on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station

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Tom Cruise Might Become the First Civilian to Spacewalk at the ISS

Universal is game to send Cruise into space for a proposed action film, but plans aren't official yet

An A.I.-generated image of the Faroe Islands inspired by Vincent van Gogh

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How Would van Gogh Have Painted the Faroe Islands?

A new exhibition uses artificial intelligence to create images in the style of history’s greatest artists

Girl With a Flute was previously believed to be a Vermeer original.

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Who Is Behind This Vermeer Painting? Probably Not Vermeer

The National Gallery of Art now believes that "Girl With a Flute" was painted by one of his associates

A facial reconstruction of a 17-year-old Stone Age woman

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Facial Reconstruction Shows What This Stone Age Woman May Have Looked Like

Researchers found her skull in 1881, mistakingly believing it belonged to a man

The project started eight years ago, when artists Heidi Quante and Alicia Escott had no words to describe the anxiety they were experiencing over California’s drought.

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How Two California Artists Can Help Personalize Your Eco-Grief

Alicia Escott and Heidi Quante founded the Bureau of Linguistical Reality to create words to help describe people's feelings about climate change

Researchers have created facial reconstructions of three medieval Scottish people who were buried at the historic Whithorn site.

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Stunning Facial Reconstructions Resurrect a Trio of Medieval Scots

The renderings show what a bishop, a cleric and a young woman with a remarkably symmetrical face may have looked like in life

The Brussels City Museum, one of the institutions participating in the pilot program

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Doctors in Brussels Are Prescribing Free Museum Visits

To boost mental health, one of Brussels' largest hospitals is testing the program in a six-month trial

Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty (1970). Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA. Mud, precipitated salt crystals, rocks, water. 1,500 ft. (457.2 m) long and 15 ft. (4.6 m) wide. Collection Dia Art Foundation. Photograph: William T. Carson, 2020

How Utah's 'Spiral Jetty' Is Drawing Attention to the Climate Crisis

Years of drought have exposed Robert Smithson's massive earthwork in the Great Salt Lake

Four pairs of "human doubles" included in the study

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Doppelgängers Don't Just Look Alike—They Also Share DNA

New research finds genetic and lifestyle similarities between unrelated pairs of "virtual twins"

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