Discussion: Insect Media

Etienne-Jules Marey’s artificial insect creation as a tool of theoretical study helped lead us towards a greater understanding of flight.

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How might this style of experimentation exist in other disciplines? What are some of the benefits? disadvantages?

picture from https://www.artsy.net/artwork/etienne-jules-marey-fig-87-representing-the-artificial-insect-or-instrument-to-illustrate-the-flight-of-insects

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