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May. 09, 2011

Science Graffiti

by Katherine

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My morning commute today was made more pleasant by this:

Vandals love space!

Which reminds me of one of the craziest stop-motion videos I’ve ever seen, in which street artist Blu draws the evolution of life since the Big Bang on a series of public walls:


All of this has me thinking: I bet there’s a lot of great science-related graffiti out there. Have you seen any in your neighborhood? If so, email me your pics and we’ll start a collection on the blog here. Because if you’re going to deface public property, it might as well be educational, right?

Related: Robo-Rainbow Vandalizes the Streets

UPDATES: Thanks to everyone who has submitted sci-graffiti so far. London reader Ben Good sends in this sign, made possible by British colloquialisms: Read more

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