I'm always interested in seeing art intersect with other mediums or topics, like science. Because art is so open-ended and flexible, it's a suitable means to discuss a variety of issues through the use of aesthetics, shape, form, and content. Who ever said art is useless?
This segment, from NPR, explores where the realms of art and science collide. Listen to writer Cormac McCarthy, director Werner Herzog, and physicist Lawrence Krauss discuss science as inspiration for art.