Astronomy & Geophysics Journal, Oxford Press. Sept 2016

67P in art and science
"Ekaterina Smirnova explains how she, as an artist, has interpreted the Rosetta mission in several different media."

Read: PDF (recommended) or A&G online



In other media:


The Discovery Channel. Sept 2016

Directed by Shelley Ayres.
The full feature about Ekaterina Smirnova was streamed during the Daily Planet show on September 30th, 2016

Read a blog post Discovery Channel visiting my art studio


Travelers In The Night. Nov 2016
Listen NOW: Sensing a Comet 

Radio Podcast about Ekaterina's 67P project.
Combining Art and Science gives us a new way to appreciate the wonders of the Universe. Created by Dr. Al Grauer, Travelers In The Night radio show features an engaging and informative series of two minute audio programs about asteroids, comets, spacecraft and other objects in space.


NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory blog, Sept 2016

The Rosetta Mission, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, and artist Ekaterina Smirnova 
by Dr. Bonnie J. Buratti, Rosetta Project Scientist

"Where art and science meet, that’s where you’ll find Ekaterina Smirnova, an artist who has made extraordinary representations of Rosetta’s comet that are inspired by the scientific data... Art, poetry, and science, all in one."
ReadNASA Blog


SciArt Magazine, Dec 2017
Straight Talk with Ekaterina Smirnova
by Michal Gavish

"We are all dreamers. Space always captures our dreams and imagination. I was born and grew up in Russia - one of the leading countries exploring space. Since childhood we were inspired by astronauts and saw a lot of imagery of Sputnik, the first satellite to orbit Earth."

Read: SciArt, Dec 2017 issue
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PhysicsFeb 2017

Arts & Culture: Becoming One of the Team
by Katherine Wright

"Artist Ekaterina Smirnova is being embraced by scientists after a chance encounter with an astrophysicist turned science writer."

Read: Physics

WaveLengthArt blog, Feb 2017

Ekaterina Smirnova: Rendezvous with a Comet

"Ekaterina Smirnova is a New York based artist.  She is highly inspired by science, particularly the realms of astronomy, physics and chemistry.  Smirnova collaborates with scientists from around the world, interpreting their research into art.  She works in multi-media formats including; large-scale watercolor paintings, ceramic sculptures, musical collaborations and interactive electronics.  She spoke with Wavelength from Hokkaido, Japan where she is presently researching new projects."  Read

Gizmodo, Feb 2016

Rosetta's Comet Inspired These Paintings—And the Materials Used to Create Them
by Jennifer Ouellette

"Even her method of painting owes something to the comet. The splashing vapor technique she used in her 67P watercolor paintings is reminiscent of the vapor that forms a comet’s tail.
Read: Gizmodo