Radiographs of fish specimens, with their stark, stunning beauty, encourage viewers to think about a routine scientific tool in a new way. The black-and-white X-ray prints featured in X-Ray Vision: Fish Inside Out leave visitors with a different view of aquatic life, one inhabited by art and science.
For the 19th-century chemist life was never simple. Chemical names, symbols, and relationships were in constant flux. A heated and often highly theoretical debate raged over the nature of the elements, their relationship to one another, and even the language used to describe them.