Photogenic Science

Dead swamp

Photographs taken by the staff of the Institute of Geology were successful again in the third run of the Photogenic Science contest. In the “Photogenic Science” category, the professional jury and the Academic Board awarded the 2nd, 3rd and 4th positions to photos “Dead mire” and “A world in a drop of water” by Jiří Sláma. In the “Scientists on photographs” category, the 2nd position was awarded by the professional jury to Michal Filippi for a photo named “On the bottom”. In addition, the following photos were selected for the semi-finals: “Dancers” and “Races in the rain” by Pavel Lisý, “Talking rocks” and “Burning fire” by Jiří Sláma and “Painting” by Michal Filippi. The honoured photographs will be included in the Calendar of the Academy of Sciences. Some other photos from the semi-final selection are being used in promotion materials of the Academy of Sciences. For the photos and additional information, click here.