LEONARDO THINKS 1968 – 2011
Historical Opinion by Fred Forest
Against Official Contemporary Art, for an Art of the Present
Fred Forest argues that it remains for artists, confronted with the immense field opened for them by new technologies, to resist the seduction of facile effects.
Contemporary Opinion by István Hargittai
Something Has Doubled: In memoriam Erwin Chargaff (1905-2002)
István Hargittai offers a memoriam to Erwin Chargaff (1905-2002), who determined that, while the relative proportions of the different bases varied considerably in the DNA of different organisms, the relative amounts of the different bases followed strict regularities; between certain bases, there was a one-to-one correspondence.