NMPBS ¡COLORES!: Photographer Don Bartletti

>>PHOTOGRAPHER DON BARTLETTI DOCUMENTS MIGRATION FOR SURVIVAL. ♪♪ >>Lopez: Why are the people in your photographs important?>>Bartletti: They’re part of history. They’re part of the changing face of America, and they represent a basic human need, migration for survival. It’s as old as humanity, as unstoppable as the wind. And, I think frequently misunderstood, which…

The unexpected math behind Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” – Natalya St. Clair

The unexpected math behind Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” – Natalya St. Clair

One of the most remarkable aspects of the human brain is its ability to recognize patterns and describe them. Among the hardest patterns we’ve tried to understand is the concept of turbulent flow in fluid dynamics. The German physicist Werner Heisenberg said, “When I meet God, I’m going to ask him two questions: why relativity…

Snakes and Ladders

Snakes and Ladders

Snakes and Ladders. I’m playing the game that exists between us. I learn the rules, and then within a breath they change. The board begins to shape-shift, and I find it difficult to know which game we are playing. It seems so chaotic, and the pieces keep changing size. Can we stop playing games and…