Chladni Figures (1787)

Wonderful diagrams of nodal lines formed by vibrating plates, found in a late 18th-century work by German physicist and musician Ernst Chladni….more

Rainbows in Art

Depictions spanning more than 800 years – in chronological order – of that most enigmatic of weather phenomena, the rainbow….more

The Steps of Life

Selection of images illustrating on the idea that one’s life can be thought of as divisible into distinct stages….more

Shakespeare in Art

To celebrate the 400th anniversary since the passing of “The Bard”, we’ve put together some of our favourite images to which his plays have given rise: including Wi…more