Christie’s Deep Impact: Martian, Lunar and Other Rare Meteorites

Magnificent, naturally-formed sculptures from outer space, now up for auction

Launching today, 11 November 2014, premier auction house Christie’s shines a light on a different sort of rare sculptural wonder. Each lot in their Deep Impact offering happens to be from outer space—be that the Moon, Mars or deep asteroid fields. Nature often inspires art and design, and these beautiful pieces—stretching from across time and the cosmos—are nothing short of inspirational. Raw, natural shapes forged …

Interview: Tricia MacKenzie of Inter Space Lab

Mapping neural patterns of artists to open doors toward better treatment for psychiatric disorders

Our contemporary creative world is peppered with scientific and technological influences—exhibitions that feature stylized data mapping, molecular gastronomy, Maker Faire‘s everlasting dedication to the nerdy artist—it’s truly a tradition that traces at least as far back as da Vinci. But how often do the tables turn and allow creativity to influence scientific inquiry? According to NYC-based radical neuroscientist Tricia MacKenzie, PhD, the answer to that …