Dr. Edward Belbruno on Art, Science and Design

Dr. Edward Belbruno, clinical professor of mathematics, gave an incisive interview to Antiques and The Arts Weekly, featured in their November 8, 2019, issue.

Q: You were working at NASA’s JPL in Pasadena by day and making space- inspired paintings by night. What question were you trying to answer in your art?

A: A way to get to the moon with less fuel.

Read the full interview as well as these other articles about the famed professor: Painting His Way to the Moon and winning the Humboldt Prize, given to internationally renowned scientists and scholars.

“Route to the Moon,” 1991, oil on canvas, 56 by 70 inches. This image is the route to the moon used by Japan.