Archivos de diario de enero 2018

17 de enero de 2018

The cochineal: an insect that colored the world Mexican red.

With works by artists from Tintoretto to Vincent Van Gogh, Mexico City"s Palace of Fine Arts is presenting the exhibition "Mexican Red: the Cochineal in Art," the first ever dedicated to the artistic use of an insect.

http://aldianews.com/articles/culture/cochineal-insect-colored-world-mexican-red/51251

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10 de enero de 2018

THE WORLD’S MOST METAL BIRD MAKES DARKNESS OUT OF CHAOS.

Other species of birds of paradise may vary in their plumage and tactics, but they share something remarkable: their black feathers. OK, maybe not remarkable at first glance, but a study out today in the journal Nature Communications reveals that those feathers absorb 99.95 percent of light. That’s nearly none more black, and virtually identical to the 99.965 percent of light that Vantablack, the world’s darkest artificial substance, can absorb.

https://www.wired.com/story/the-worlds-most-metal-bird-makes-darkness-out-of-chaos/

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