Feet First

MUSE April 2020. Ballet shoes and blue-footed boobies, rehab robotics and reflexology. We’ve got feet covered with STEAM angles both fun and serious.

Strange things are afoot in this edition of MUSE Magazine. This edition is all about toes, heels, socks, shoes, hooves, and more. Packing all these fascinating facts into MUSE was, well, quite a feet.


 Discover some socks that really rock because they help raise money and awareness of a very unusual footed seabirds. Then, get to know how other birds have feet much like multipurpose tools. Take a walk through the world of reflexology and look at how science is advancing prosthetic feet by leaps and bounds. Step into the world of shoes to see how design, technology, and trends have influenced our footwear over time. And don’t miss the in-depth article all about ballet. It’s on point!


Enjoy features including:


  • Selling Socks to Save Seabirds by Elizabeth Watson Chaney
  • A Different Kind of Map by Deena Viviani
  • Sole Beauty by Sue Amory Verner
  • On Point by Sonja Cole
  • Horse-y History by Barbara Gowan

Regular features include Parallel U, Muse Mail, Muse News, Hands-on, Photo Op, Science @ Work, Q&A, Do the Math, Your Tech, Contest, and Last Slice.