Photochrome of a glacier, Grindelwald, Switzerland, c. 1890. © Rijksmuseum


Volume X, Number 2 | spring 2017


Color film in the 1950s barely registered dark skin tones; Kodak had developed the product to measure images against the white skin of a model known as Shirley. The company eventually modified its film emulsion, responding to complaints from advertisers promoting wood furniture and chocolate.

The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a star.

- Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, 1825


LQ Podcast

#06 Ed Yong

Discovering communities of microbes that exists within us.  More