Topic: nature

Collaborative exhibit reflects on biodiversity in Providence

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Collaborative exhibit reflects on biodiversity in Providence

January 28, 2019 0 comments

Artistic and scientific history collide in “Entwined: Botany, Art and the Lost Cat Swamp Habitat,” an exhibit at the John Hay Library that examines biological diversity in Providence.

The documentary “Free Solo” depicts rock climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to summit a 3,000-foot mountain face without any equipment.

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‘Free Solo’ offers slow-burning thrills

December 7, 2018 0 comments

The nerve-wracking film chronicles the journey of Alex Honnold, a famous U.S. rock climber, as he prepares to “free solo” El Capitan.

Nature Lab creates biodesign maker space

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Nature Lab creates biodesign maker space

January 18, 2018 0 comments

Tanks of luminescent jellyfish and rippling seaweed line the walls of an open space on the bottom floor of the Rhode Island School of Design’s Nature Lab. But a transformation is underway; by the end of 2018, the room will become a “maker space” inviting students to conceptualize and engineer […]

Science, art converge at RISD Nature Lab

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Science, art converge at RISD Nature Lab

February 7, 2017 0 comments

Tucked away behind the Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum is another museum of sorts.