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Big bang: where art and science collide

Today, contemporary art galleries communicate not only social and political messages, but also difficult technical concepts through the universal language of visuals and experiences. Telling the story of scientific ideas and innovations through art is an exciting area; and it’s enjoying a global expansion. Brand new to the space is London’s Science Gallery.

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The 4K evolution

Like much in technology the race to bring consumers higher-resolution TVs, monitors and projectors at lower prices has moved at an unrelenting pace. Only a few short years ago, HD seemed somewhat exotic as conventional TV channels first started broadcasting in this higher definition—and then HD sets and boxes became the norm.

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Music and technology

From the first radio station playing live music to the instantaneous streaming of today, music listening has had a long association with technology. During the past two centuries, recording of music and voice moved from Thomas Edison’s phonograph to vinyl, cassette tapes, CDs and now mp3. Alongside the evolution of recording and listening to music, the instruments and production of music have also evolved and continue to change today.

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