Science vs Delirium
July 15, 2011 | Art, illustration | No Comments|
Science vs Delirium is a series of illustrations celebrating some of the greatest scientists in history. Melbourne-based graphic designer, Simon Bent, created the series “to re-popularise these iconic figures”.
It’s not that far out to paint such trippy pictures of scientists. After all, the psychedelic properties of LSD were discovered in 1943 by Swiss chemist, Albert Hoffman. Hoffman continued to advocate for hallucinogenics until his death–at 102 years old. Today’s scientists are still obsessed with LSD. Just a couple weeks ago, a group of Harvard researchers cooked up a batch.