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Picturing Science: New Scientist

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The chemical formula of this work's title is acrylic acid (prop-2-enoic acid), a component of the paint used to make it.

Sally Hewett applied acrylic paint and varnish to MDF and allowed them to form their own image by splitting, attracting and solidifying as they reacted to the wet surface.

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