Renegade scientist James Carter published a zine in 1970 called Gravity Does Not Exist, and he meant it Newton had been wrong. Carter has spent the rest of his career developing and promoting a theory to explain the structure of matter. His... More »
This week, artist and sunglasses designer Alex Israel debuts the talk show he shot in the Pacific Design Center, trombonists perform in a downtown art space, and fringe physicists reinvent gravity.
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It's hard to be truly unique in a town that boasts many unique art endeavors, but wonder twins Margaret Wertheim, a noted science writer, and Christine Wertheim, a poet and faculty member at CalArts' MFA Writing Program, have done just that. Their organization, the Institute for Figuring, blends equal portions of science, art and poetry to engage new audiences in hands-on projects. The Wertheims are best known for the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef, in which literally thousands of crochet... More »