Ways of Seeing

It's easier/more interesting/provoking to talk about the interaction of substrate and biology, now we have the screenprints to look at. 'They're exactly what we're working on except 50,000 times bigger' says Nikolaj. Nice to have a different format to see things with.

 Nikolaj uses his hands/fingertips to explain his ideas about possible ways the molecules might be behaving around the geometry of their environment.

Nikolaj uses his hands/fingertips to explain his ideas about possible ways the molecules might be behaving around the geometry of their environment.

 Paul talks about the relative scale of nano pits / molecules /tent pegs using coffee (the driving force behind most of our conversations)

Paul talks about the relative scale of nano pits / molecules /tent pegs using coffee (the driving force behind most of our conversations)

 Marie and Paul figuring out how to correlate data with the screenprints, to test out hypotheses... (there's a piece of acetate on that screen he's drawing on...) 

Marie and Paul figuring out how to correlate data with the screenprints, to test out hypotheses... (there's a piece of acetate on that screen he's drawing on...) 

 And it does actually kind of work

And it does actually kind of work