Science as Art = Pacman

Whoever said scientists don’t know how to have fun has never been to MRS Fall Meeting in San Francisco where they conduct the “Science as Art” competition. Why do I say this? Just look below!

Nano PacMan made of copper oxide Scanning electron microscope image of a copper oxide cluster, 3.5 microns in diameter, prepared by evaporation and condensation over an alumina substrate.”

Take the jump for more award winners in the competition.

ZnO Nanowire Arrays SEM image of vertically aligned ZnO nanowire arrays with a standing human-like form.

Bad Pitch SEM image of microbeads lying outside a self-assembled 500 micron sized box.

[via Nanowerk]