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Science Through the Art of Glass

We don’t know how Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka made such astonishingly beautiful, delicate, and scientifically accurate models out of glass.

It’s hard to believe that the super-detailed scientific replicas, collectively known as The Blaschka Models, are made from glass. Firstly, the mind boggles at the sheer skill and precision. Secondly, one wonders how they’ve survived for a century or more. I mean, imagine handling one of the life-size jellyfish models, or the magnified models of…

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