Read by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Attempts by scientists and artists to reveal deep truths about the universe may take different forms, but they often end up agreeing with the poet John Keats that 'truth is beauty.' Geometry, physics, and the other sciences describe the world we live in, and artists often play with these properties in their own imaginative investigations. From the drawings of Leonardo Da Vinci to high tech computer graphics, Neil and Lynne paint a picture of how science has inspired art through the ages. Guests: Peter Max, pop artist best known for his psychedelic Cosmic 60s graphic design
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