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    • Alison Abbott
    •  & Adam Rutherford
  • Artists on Science: Scientists on Art |

    The arts and sciences provide complementary ways of looking at the world, argues Alan Lightman.

  • Artists on Science: Scientists on Art |

    Shared intuitions about the natural world drive the pursuits of artists and scientists, says Martin Kemp.

    • Martin Kemp
  • Artists on Science: Scientists on Art |

    Simon Mawer crosses the divide to explore how scientists and novelists alike grapple with an uncertain world.

  • Artists on Science: Scientists on Art |

    What happens when artists and particle physicists are brought together to exchange ideas? Ken McMullen describes the creative fallout.

    • Ken McMullen
  • Artists on Science: Scientists on Art |

    Artistic licence taps into the simplified physics used by our brain to recognize everyday scenes, says Patrick Cavanagh.

    • Patrick Cavanagh
  • Artists on Science: Scientists on Art |

    Playing, listening to and creating music involves practically every cognitive function. Robert Zatorre explains how music can teach us about speech, brain plasticity and even the origins of emotion.

    • Robert Zatorre
  • Artists on Science: Scientists on Art |

    A. S. Byatt's encounters with science shape the story and characters in her four-part series of novels.

  • Artists on Science: Scientists on Art |

    Understanding the science behind aesthetic perception could guide and restrain the ‘shock of the new’ approach to music. Composer Roger Reynolds explains how.

    • Composer Roger Reynolds