Frontiers of Science
Frontiers of Science was a popular illustrated comic strip created by Professor Stuart Butler of the School of Physics at the University of Sydney in collaboration with Robert Raymond, a documentary maker from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) in 1961. The artist was Andrea Bresciani.
It explained scientific concepts and recent research and in a 3 or 4 panel illustrated strip in an accessible and easily comprehensible way. The strip was syndicated to hundreds of newspapers around the world for 25 years, from 1961 to 1987. It was also published as soft cover books.
The strips are archived at the Rare Books and Special Collections Library at the University of Sydney. The first 200 weekly strips are available for viewing at http://frontiers.library.usyd.edu.au/ The remainder will be made available as they are indexed.
- University of Sydney Outreach projects, Frontiers of Science, - Accessed July 2006.
- Frontiers of Science website Rare Books and Special Collections Library, University of Sydney - Accessed August 2009.
- Drifting Through Inner Space Ocean deep exploration explained in 5 cartoon strips c late 1960s - at NASA website - Accessed July 2006.
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