Soft Matter research not only yields interesting result, but beautiful images too: from brightly-colored liquid crystals, to fascinating textures and shapes in biological materials. Whether a photograph, digital image from SEM work or a painting or drawing, we are always looking for new and interesting images that say "soft matter science is art" to add to the gallery.
You can navigate through the tabs below to see our recent calendars and lots of cool images.
The Results of the third Annual 2015 Soft Matter World Calendar Competition
The Results of the Second Annual 2014 Soft Matter World Calendar Competition
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