Bridges 2010 Regular Paper
Viruses and Crystals: Science Meets Design
(Proceedings pages 335–340)
This paper presents a review of the development of X-ray crystallography
– the science of determining the arrangement of atoms in solids –
a discipline that encompasses physics, chemistry, biology, mineralogy
and mathematics. The importance of the cross-fertilization of ideas
between the arts and sciences is discussed and examples are provided.