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Stories by Glendon Mellow

Trilobite Eggs

Glendon Mellow wonders what we know about trilobite eggs and proposes something ridiculous

December 17, 2016 — Glendon Mellow

The Future of Symbiartic

After 5.5 years, Symbiartic on Scientific American is swappin’ shells like a hermit crab. Kalliopi Monoyios, Katie McKissick, and Glendon Mellow say good-bye, and share a bit of what the future holds. Spoiler: this is not the end of #sciart on Scientific American - or of Symbiartic.

December 16, 2016 — Kalliopi Monoyios, Katie McKissick and Glendon Mellow

Museums Will Rescue Us

Museums, art galleries and libraries are poised once again to be civilization's rescuers. And they are up to the task like never before

December 15, 2016 — Glendon Mellow

Prehistoric Fish

Glendon Mellow continues painting from old SciArt drawings to find inspiration to go forward.

December 13, 2016 — Glendon Mellow

Don't Close the Studio Door

This is our job now, artists: ask riddles, question authority, ridicule power and underscore weirdness using a big fat licorice-scented marker

November 25, 2016 — Glendon Mellow

The Beauty of Skulls

The skull paintings of Christine Mercer-Vernon transcend our modern seasonal macabre and reveal the beauty of death as part of life.

October 31, 2016 — Glendon Mellow

Switching Gears

What to expect from future posts by Glendon Mellow on Symbiartic, the SciArt blog on Scientific American. A bit of blogging housekeeping

September 6, 2016 — Glendon Mellow

A Strange Lesson about Hashtags and Twitter Spam

Last month, the first day of the #SciArt Tweet Storm was bombarded with porn bots during the first few hours. Solving this problem led to an interesting insight into how bots and Twitter function (some vulgar language ahead)

April 8, 2016 — Glendon Mellow

The 2016 SciArt Tweet Storm--by the Numbers

The #SciArt Tweet Storm swept over Twitter last month with an astonishing number of tweets displaying the intersection of art and science. In this post Glendon crunches the numbers for the community

April 5, 2016 — Glendon Mellow
Stories by Glendon Mellow

Think Outside the Gift Box