Beauty in the blackboard jumble


The photographs of Alejandro Guijarro show scientists who have made their mark

27th November 2014

Over three years, Spanish artist Alejandro Guijarro visited some of the world’s most prestigious quantum mechanics labs – including those at Cambridge, CERN, Oxford and Stanford – and captured the blackboards just as he found them: semi-erased, with the ghostly residue of workings and revisions, insights and ideas of the lab.

From Momentum (2010–2013)
All images courtesy of Alejandro Guijarro,


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