"I like a good story well told. That is the reason I am sometimes forced to tell them myself." —Mark Twain What springs to mind when you hear the word " storytelling " ? For most of us, it conjures up images of children gathered in front of a rocking chair, rapt with attention as an elder narrates a fairy tale to them. Unencumbered by the inhibitions of… (More)
This practical guide to art/science (A/S) collaborations advises artists and scientists on how to foster, prepare for, and improve interdisciplinary work. The current state of the art is presented by Dan Sandin, a computer graphics pioneer who has been working across disciiplinary boundaries for 35 years. Then the course introduces the instructors'… (More)
Collaborations and partnerships between academia and government agencies are common, especially when it comes to research and development in the fields of science, engineering and technology. However, collaboration between a government agency and an art school is rather atypical. This paper presents the Collaborative Student Project, which aims to explore… (More)
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is NASA's scouting mission to prepare for a return to the moon by 2020. Armed with multiple instruments, LRO collects data to assess the lunar terrain in search of safe landing sites for future missions. This stereoscopic visualization demonstrates how LRO uses its instruments collectively to accomplish its objective.