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Keeping up my drawing skills

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I always carry my sketching book and pencils when I travel, just in case I have time and opportunity to sit down and draw somewhere. Because I love it – and also to practise my drawing skills. I have just visited beautiful Lugano in the italian-speaking canton Ticino of Switzerland. There, I drawed this piazza […]

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Lise Meitner, Oppenheimer and the Matilda-effect

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Why is Lise Meitner ‘forgotten’ in the Oppenheimer film? The Matilda-effect in 2023 Article and illustration by Ann-Louise Bergström (alb@movingscience.dk) The makers behind this summer’s blockbuster film, “Oppenheimer“, have forgotten – or omitted on purpose – the person, who calculated and formulated the theory behind the atomic fission process (which is the scientific basis for […]

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AI generated images with Midjourney

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I have recently been on a course in Infographics on the Danish School for Journalism (Danmarks Medie- og Journalisthøjskole) where I learned a lot about infographics, data visualization and animation. I also got to play a bit with AI-generated images. It was very interesting, but also sometimes created some funny or nonsens-like results. I often […]

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The discovery of monkey pox – by Preben von Magnus

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The virus infection monkey pox (abe-kopper in Danish), which has appeared in several, European countries during the last weeks, was first identified, described and named in 1958 by the Danish medical doctor Preben von Magnus (1912-1973). Preben von Magnus worked as a researcher at ’Statens seruminstitut’ in Copenhagen. At that time, cynomolgus monkeys (a type […]

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Infographic about Space Physiology

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I love to make illustrative infographics that summarizes scientific subjects. Here is one about Space Physiology – thus, what happens during long time in space. It is inspired by the fact that ESA (The European Space Agency) a few weeks ago announced that the Danish astronaut Andreas Mogensen is again going on a mission to […]