One of our favorite science artists sets fire to whiskey

Art-photographer Fabian Oefner uses scientific concepts to create positively captivating images. In this recently released TED talk, the Switzerland-based artists discusses his craft, along with his latest project, The Invisible Dimension. » 10/14/13 11:12am 10/14/13 11:12am

The physics of fluid, revealed in spellbinding color

Switzerland-based photographer Fabian Oefner has a knack for exploring the intersection of science and art. In his latest work, he pours a variety of colored paints over a rod connected to a power drill to produce some remarkable shots of fluid in motion. Who knew combining acrylics with power tools could be so… » 3/26/13 12:20pm 3/26/13 12:20pm

These stunning nebula images are actually created with lamp light

At first glance, these brilliant photos might appear to be shaky images of a distant nebula, but that's just a clever illusion. Photographer Fabian Oefner actually created these images using fiberglass lamps, Photoshop, and a bit of ingenuity. » 7/03/12 2:30pm 7/03/12 2:30pm

Technicolor ferrofluids are a magnetic acid trip

Oil, watercolors and nanoscale iron particles make for some of the most psychedelic imagery this side of an LSD trip — and we've got the hi-res macro photographs to prove it. » 6/29/12 4:00pm 6/29/12 4:00pm