Mathers brings research work to life

Within the modest exterior of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures — one of my favorite places to visit on the IU Bloomington campus — something pretty illuminating is going on.

The inner workings of the artist and scientist

Seismophotography and Shakespeare sonnets. Deadly pathogens and paintings. Combine them and you get just another day in the inner workings of the brilliantly talented minds at IU Bloomington. Art and science converge in the latest from IU Bloomington’s “Brilliant Minds” video series, which showcases how numerous campus researchers (from biology, geology, informatics and psychology) and […]

Btown’s Brilliant Minds

Yesterday, my six-year-old daughter, Veronica, came rushing into the kitchen to excitedly tell me a story she’d heard from one of her teachers at school. The story was about Archimedes, the ancient Greek mathematician, and the golden crown. Some readers of this blog might know the high points: a crown made for a king; a […]