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Meteorite Pop Art

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Scientists use X-rays, dyes, fancy microscopes and other tools to see things we can't capture with our naked eyes. But these tools aren't just good for…Read More »









science, they can make art. An exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History explores the beauty in scientific imaging. These pictures illustrate the chemical composition of four meteorites, which was detected by scanning them with a beam of electrons. Red represents magnesium, green is calcium, and blue is aluminum.   Less «
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