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Playing the bones, Soviet style

In the days before tape recorders and magnitizdat (previously), vinyl was a state-controlled resource in the Soviet Union. So how were dissidents and bootleggers to meet the demand for forbidden music? Write it "on the bone". [more inside]
posted by EvaDestruction on Dec 28, 2014 - 16 comments

My God, it's full of stars

Chandra Sky Map - Joe DePasquale runs through the process of creating the map and some helpful tips for using the interactive tool.
posted by unliteral on Oct 2, 2013 - 8 comments

History's Shadow

David Maisel takes x-ray images of sculptures and other objects from antiquity. The result is beautiful and creepy. [more inside]
posted by Dragonness on Dec 12, 2012 - 5 comments

X-ray Origami is Damn Cool.

Seriously taking origami to the next level. [more inside]
posted by Glinn on May 2, 2011 - 13 comments

A bit of the world, seen through x-ray specs

X-Ray art is the use of radiography to take a different look at flowers, foliage and faux landscapes, sea shells and sea life (one of a number of flash galleries), and a weird look at the world. But these folks are all millennia behind some artists from Australia, Siberia, and elsewhere. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 6, 2010 - 7 comments

Turning X-Ray into an Art

Hugh Turvey takes color x-rays of flowers.
posted by shakespeherian on Aug 6, 2010 - 11 comments


Photograms are photographs achieved without cameras; shadow-pictures made by placing objects upon or in front of photo-sensitive surfaces, and then exposing them to light. [more inside]
posted by misteraitch on Jun 11, 2010 - 20 comments

Wim Delvoye's Gothic Art

When Gothic Art and Radiology Collide: The Gothic Work of Wim Delvoye (previously). [Via Medgadget]
posted by homunculus on Aug 11, 2008 - 15 comments

They could photograph reality, but they can't picture your fantasy

'Nick Veasey uses x-ray technology to create mesmerizing and intriguing art.'
posted by shakespeherian on Jul 4, 2008 - 12 comments

Making your own "X-ray Photographs"

X-Ray Photography Made Easy! Have some radioactive minerals and a Polaroid? Here's a fun little project you can develop at home.
posted by usedwigs on Jan 2, 2008 - 12 comments

Yo' X-Ray So Fat...

Newsfilter: According to a new research from the United States, increasing numbers of Americans are becoming too fat to fit into X-ray machines. Whoa. Heavy...
posted by Effigy2000 on Jul 27, 2006 - 64 comments

The biggest subwoofer in the universe

Listening through a telescope the Chandra X-ray observatory hears a black hole.
posted by wobh on Sep 11, 2003 - 12 comments

xray gallery

online archive of x-ray images
posted by crunchland on Jul 23, 2003 - 8 comments

Hot See-thru action! Radiography and Art

Hot See-thru action! Radiography and Art: The obliging X-ray can detect forgeries, reveal the hidden process of genius (Picasso 1 [6 pages], 2, 3), and even serve as a glorious medium itself (Innervisions; Beyond Light; Mefi thread The Secret Garden).

Intrigued? Perhaps you'll want to check out How to make radiographs on Polaroid film from noah.org's X-ray page.
posted by taz on Jul 10, 2003 - 8 comments

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