Have you read The Martian? Read it! I love it! But I'm a space junky. I wish I had the brain to be a scientist! NASA said the book (not the movie) is about 95% accurate to space life! Incredible that a non-astronaut author could be so accurate...he must have done loads of background research. Give it a read!
A lot of my ideas come while I'm reading. I'm not sure why, maybe my brain gets bored and goes for a thought wander...but I love books and have been trying to increase my reading time a bit more. It takes away from screen time and helps me get lost in my own imagination. Gaudi's beautiful creations were inspired by science and biology mixing with art. He created the perfect marriage. There's something about science that can sometimes create the best inspirations.