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A Circus of Art

July 22, 2015 — by Linn
I was oddly reminded of moths drawn, like little fuzzy magnets, to a porch light. I hovered around our fire organ with my camera, feeling small in the larger-than-life atmosphere of “Precompression.” I’d wandered around the grounds at the raucous pre-Burning Man party at industrial arts...
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The Art of Light

July 16, 2015 — by Mark
Mary Boole was a bad-ass mathematician of the 19th Century and happy proponent of learning through playing. She brought into focus a wonderful paradigm for visualizing the shapes of numbers through the simple and intuitive medium of curve stitching.  Also known as string art, curve...
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Seeing The Light

July 10, 2015 — by Olivia
I met myself in a dream, And I just wanna tell you, everything was alright. Hey, now, baby, I'm beginning to see the light. —Lou Reed My first time in a high power laser laboratory was disorienting to say the least. To gain entry, I had to suit up in clean room garb, put protective blue...
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Participatory Science at FIGMENT

July 7, 2015 — by Mark
This guest blog post is from Zach Kopciak, theatrical performer and longtime Guerilla Science collaborator.  Zach worked with us to produce a diverse programme of events for Figment Festival, held on Governor's Island in New York in June 2015. As a theatre artist working with scientists, I...
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Win Free Summer Festival Tickets!

June 6, 2015 — by louis
Ever dreamed of having your music played at one of the UK’s biggest summer festivals? Want to be heard by the music editor at iD magazine? Looking to be featured on social media? Then send us your music for the chance to join Guerilla Science and the Fire Organ at Secret Garden Party festival! read more
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Oobleck Olympics

May 6, 2015 — by Mark
This blog-post is written by Mark Rosin and Olivia Koski with the help of Enrico Fonda, a fluid dynamics researcher who worked with us to develop the Oobleck Olympics, a mathematics-themed obstacle course at the National Math Festival.  You have three minutes to aim and fire a giant vortex canon,...
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Connecting Lovers in New York City

March 12, 2015 — by louis
On Friday the 13th we’re hosting a very special version of Sensory Speed Dating for the first time in New York. We’ll guide a select group of brave New Yorkers through a series of sensory interactions at a secret location somewhere in Manhattan. Neuroscientist Heather Berlin and Zach Kopciak (who...
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