But at their core, artists and scientists are not so different from one another. Both endeavor to solve our greatest mysteries through the power of imagination. The great American playwright Eugene O’Neill described his work as an effort to explain the mysterious forces behind life that shape human destiny. I suspect Einstein could relate.
Bill O’Brien, National Endowment for the Arts
This is why so many artists work at the Field Museum here in Chicago! Art and Science are not so very different and as it turns out sometimes scientists and artists are one and the same. :D