In celebration of "The International Year of Crystallography 2014", we'd like to point you to a favorite site for science images, Wellcome Images. This database contains over 150 historical and contemporary images of crystals, drawing on a variety of imaging techniques.
This 2008 photo of fireworks in Washington, D.C. was taken by Carol Highsmith for the Library of Congress.
Curious about museums, galleries, and the specifics of their physical environment? inexhibit.com is a rich resource of images, articles, technical reports and more about temporary and permanent exhibition spaces.
Another Olympics games means a new installment of the National Science Foundation's "Science of Sports" series: Science and Engineering of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games! Each of the ten episodes presents Olympic athletes and the science and engineering concepts that underlie their performance. It's a great way to learn more about top NSF-supported research and the real-life applications.
In addition to adding new content to our AAEL Digital Images database, we do work to improve the interface. The new year has brought a few new features:
Charles and Ray Eames were renowned for their chair designs. One of their most famed creations is the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, designed in 1956 for Michigan's Herman Miller. In addition to online images of the chair, Imageworks has several dvds about the lounge chair available to check out
Ireland might not have a high architectural profile, but undeservedly so. To explore more about the varied architecture, past and present, check out Archiseek: Architecture news and views from Ireland.
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