If your favorite scientists throughout history were super-hip web start-ups, these would be their logos.
I would buy stock in that Feynman guy any day. He’s my dude. Check out the rest of the superb collection from Alan Betancourt. Available for purchase here.
A brilliant series of minimalist typographic tributes to scientists and their discoveries. I especially like the Copernicus one :)
Artwork by Kapil Ghagat (on Tumblr at bhagatkapil)
Marco Tempest uses his soon-to-be trademark projection mapping illusion technique to tell the story of Nikola Tesla in lively light. There’s something appropriately beautiful about Tesla’s story being featured in electric glory.
(via Open Culture)
- The Oatmeal publishes an awesome comic reminding us of the tortured genius that inhabited the body known as “Nikola Tesla”. It also spent a lot of time calling Thomas Edison a profiteering douche-canoe.
- Forbes (yes, Forbes) published a rebuttal to the Oatmeal comic, fact-checking some of the claims made against Edison. He was downgraded to a douche-kayak, or perhaps even a douche-skiff. The Forbes piece also made efforts to deflate the mythical being that Tesla has become … which is completely expected, considering how he perfectly he delivers the “come-hither look”:
(This is precisely the face I make when I write this blog, FYI)
- So of course The Oatmeal publishes a point-by-point rebuttal of the Forbes piece, throwing down the silk glove of intellectual duelsmanship. Ten paces were walked, Edison (Forbes) and Tesla (Oatmeal) face each other with guns poised … who shall emerge victorious in this modern morality play???