Truth & Beauty: Brainbows

A Brainbow

The Center for Brain Science (CBS) at Harvard came up with this graphic way of tracking the activities of neurons in the brains of mice. I am existentially awestruck that the hidden processes of nature translate directly into what we instinctively identify as aesthetic beauty. It means something, but I'm still groping to understand what. Revealing their whimsical side, the researchers call their images "brainbows." Visit the CBS site to learn more and see more.


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