James L Acord

  • James L Acord

    Published: Mar 04, 2019

    Source: jamesacord.com

    • James L Acord
    • Art

    Mark Ramsay had the pleasure of meeting James L Acord (Jim) on a number of occasions whilst working as RPA for Imperial College London. He died in 2011. In many minds he was an inspiration, but to others he might be seen as an irresponsible maverick. He merged art and science of the nuclear age in a way that was fascinating and thought provoking. His goal was the transmutation of radioactive technetium to Ruthenium, the product of which he wished to use in art.

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Radiation is one of the important factors in evolution. It causes mutation, and some level of mutation is actually good for evolution

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