Posted: June 1, 2012 by Wildcat in Uncategorized
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Artist and former microbiologist Zachary Copfer uses bacteria, given genes that make them fluorescent, to create images, such as this one of the Milky Way Galaxy. These pieces were inspired by Carl Sagan’s term “star stuff,” which refers to the concept that living things, including humans, are made of atoms created in stars. (via Cosmic Art Glows With Fluorescent Bacteria | LiveScience)

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