Q & A
Chuck Close’s Kiki. Too close attention to detail may obscure the view of the whole – a message with special meaning to those alert to serendipitous discovery.
The creative urge. Henri Matisse, recovering from surgery, uses a chalk-tipped bamboo stick to create images
Selman Waksman’s notebook describing experiments establishing the effectiveness of streptomycin.
Streptomycin for first clinical tests: “Limited by Federal law to investigational use.”
Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, visits Selman Waksman for a private tutorial on streptomycin.
Paul Lauterbur’s early demonstration of MR Image (right) of slice of green pepper (left)
Paul Lauterbur with his imaging unit, not large enough for study of humans.