Sketching the Stars: How Art Can Advance Astronomy

Mara Johnson-Groh

May 21, 2020

Science and art are thought of as incompatible. In most universities, they’re housed in separate buildings. In bookstores, they’re shelved in different aisles. But astronomy and art have been inseparable for centuries.
Applying the techniques from art definitely influences the way astronomers see and interact with their data and enhance discovery science.