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Litmus | 2014, ongoing project

12 digital C-prints 125 x 160 cm


A litmus-paper is held In the mouths of a number of scientists of varying origin and age, working in various fields, in order to measure their ph value. A display shows a series of 12.

The project refers to the concept of Thomas Kuhn, who discussed scientific progress in his book 'The Structure of Scientific Revolutions' , with regard to the importance of major shifts in reigning paradigms.


Participants:

Martin Chalfie
Noam Chomsky
George Church
Alan Guth
Carol Greider
Joseph LeDoux
Robert Langer
John Mather
Joseph Edward Murray
Michael Mann
Stuart Newman
Charles Vacanti
Alex Vilenkin
Ian Wilmut



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