The Art & Science of Satellite Imagery: Science Cafe on Feb. 27

February 25, 2013


UAF CNSM Science Cafe to feature Prakash, Feb. 2013Please join Professor Anupma Prakash Wednesday, February 27 at the College Coffeehouse to learn about and discuss the art and science behind satellite images. The satellite images will be from a collection called “Earth as Art.” The U.S. Geological Survey created the collection by digitally coloring some of their satellite images to show how textures and patterns in landscapes can convey beauty. The talk will kick off the UAF College of Natural Science and MathematicsColors of Nature Science Cafe series, which will engage scientists and members of the community in conversations about art in science. The Science Cafe runs from 7 to 8 p.m. and all ages are welcome to the free event. Learn more at


Professor Prakash holds a half-time appointment with the Geophysical Institute and a half-time appointment with the UAF CNSM.


For more information, contact Meghan Murphy, public Information Officer and recruitment coordinator at CNSM, at 474-7541.