Pollution can be beautiful Posted on June 19, 2009July 3, 2009 by Dominic (admin) Pollution is everywhere so here is my idea for making the most of it. (For those who didn’t do chemistry, Litmus paper changes colour depending on the acidity of a liquid) © 2009 Share :Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Published by Dominic (admin) Dominic Wilcox, designer and artist with long legs. View all posts by Dominic (admin)
8 thoughts on “Pollution can be beautiful”
What a nifty idea 🙂
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This might also work as a genetically modified plant, that acted as a living sensor, switching on similar genes to those that cause color changes during leaf-fall.
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nice ideas in here. greetings
Funnily enough, nature has a clear case of prior art here…
The leaves of the tobacco plant are generally green, but some varieties develop dark spots in areas of pollution. I remember growing them as a kid as part of a nation-wide acid rain survey 🙂
Spiderwort is known to detect radiation and indicates it by the changing of the flower color.
Thanks, Sunflowers were also used to extract radiation from the soil around chernobyl