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Jun 13, 2021

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science." --Albert Einstein

Her Art Informed Science: Maria Sibylla Merian

"I am an insect ecologist and a field biologist; Maria Sibylla Merian's work forms the very foundations of my discipline. Yet I am ashamed to confess that until relatively recently I was unaware of the magnitude of Merian's contribution to biology. It has only been in the last few decades that recognition for her scientific contributions has had a resurgence." Learn more about this remarkable woman whose art informed science here.

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