Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Music of Science

A convergence of science and song, the mission of Symphony of Science is "designed to deliver scientific knowledge and philosophy in musical form." Check out these two recent works, featuring contributions from several individuals that inspire the Foundation, and have rocked us at our desks and laboratories. All aboard the spaceship of the imagination!

Symphony of Science – "We Are All Connected" (ft. Sagan, Feynman, deGrasse Tyson & Bill Nye)

Carl Sagan – "A Glorious Dawn" (ft. Stephen Hawking) (Cosmos Remixed)

Did you know that every IF t-shirt contains a secret hidden message from Carl Sagan?

Cercle et suite d

One of our beloved local Swiss artists Felice Varini has been creating intriguing works that challange perception since the ’70s. In perhaps his most ambitious work so far, "Cercle et suite d’éclats," Varini uses the whole town of Vercorin as his canvas. As art critic Joël Koskas says, "A work of Varini is an anti-Mona Lisa."

Phi Calculator Widget

The Fibonacci sequence is a set of numbers that is intimately connected to the Golden ratio, a reoccurring pattern which appears to be a divine code for unlocking the secret proportions of the universe.

The Phiculator is a simple tool which, when given any number, will calculate the corresponding number according to the golden ratio. Useful for anyone wanting to create using divine proportions!