Bloomberg Art from Science innovation contest

In an effort to soften the vast expanses of concrete in the Bloomberg Center for Physics & Astronomy, the department of Physics & Astronomy wishes to hold a contest. They invite submissions of visually striking art works derived either from course work or research relevant to the main branches of study within the department: Particle Physics, Condensed Matter/Plasma Physics, and Astronomy.

The work will be judged at three levels, undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral/research scientist. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded at each level in the form of $100, $75, and $50 gift cards. Your submission should include a description of the physical principle or investigation from which the artwork was derived. Suggestions for display in terms of size, location, orientation, media, etc, should also be included.

Submissions will be judged on artistic merit, relevance to the field, relevance to society, innovation and intangible coolness. The deadline is March 31st, 2017. Winners will be announced at the Spring Physics Fair on Saturday April 29th, 2017.

Submissions are limited to one per person or team. Awards will be made per submission. Team members are ineligible for single person submissions.

Submit your art at the physics & astronomy department's website:

Looking forward to great submissions from great students and great researchers.