Polymath

Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da VinciAppropriately for the ArtScience Museum of Singapore, Da Vinci: Shaping the Future uses da Vinci’s ‘Codex Atlanticus’ notebook to explore arguably the ‘most celebrated artist and scientist of all time’ and his groundbreaking contributions to mathematics, natural sciences, architecture, technology and music.  Bringing original masterpieces to Southeast Asia for the first time, created in the 15th Century they resonate today with a relevance that is astounding.  December 2014.

http://www.marinabaysands.com/museum/davinci/exhibition.html

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Kota Kinabalu, Chinese New Year of the Dragon and Slightly Dodgy Maths

IMG_1791Tallest mountain in Southeast Asia at 4,095m, Kota Kinabalu on Malaysian Borneo was a pretty stunning way to welcome in sunrise, at the dawn of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon.  Science removed 6m from KK’s official height in 1997 – sounds a bit suspect to me.  January 2012.