The last love of Jonas Salk | Curio

The last love of Jonas Salk

20 mins | Aug 29, 2020

The unusual union of a renowned artist and the discoverer of the Polio vaccine. One of the things that captivated Françoise Gilot about Jonas Salk was how he didn't fit the description of a 'regular' scientist. For her, he was intuitive and "an artist in a different field." For Salk, in turn, it was Gilot's passion for modern architecture that enthralled him. In Nautilus, Charlotte Decroes Jacobs shares this fascinating love story where art met science.

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