Thursday, May 15, 2014

In Praise of Air - Pollution Eating Poetry

The writing is on the wall for smog as the world’s first air-cleansing poem is unveiled. A catalytic poem called In Praise of Air is printed on material containing a formula that is capable of purifying its surroundings (Catalytic Poetry). This cheap technology could also be applied to billboards and advertisements alongside congested roads to cut pollution. The professor who came up with the idea of using treated materials to cleanse the air, said: “This is a fun collaboration between science and the arts to highlight a very serious issue of poor air quality in our towns and cities.

Read more @ Science Daily.

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