We’ve all heard of generative graphics, how about generative architecture? The computational experiment Platonic Solids by Michael Hansmeyer is something you can get lost in for a good while. Especially since he’s added a 3-D anaglyph presentation. I hope you kept a pair of red-cyan 3D glasses in your junk drawer like I did!
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I’ve been reading The Symmetries of Things and came across the sculptor Bathsheba Grossman, an artist “exploring the region between art and mathematics.”
In addition to the artist’s site, here’s a ton of images available elsewhere, including the artist at work.
Visualizing Turbulence and Interpreting the Elements
I stumbled across two nice representations today. The first is a series of images visualizing turbulence. Some of these models took millions of processor hours to compute.
The second is a periodic table of the elements assembled out of 118 prints in various media. Sadly, no poster seems to be available just yet, but the project initiator hints that many things are in the works. Wouldn’t high school chemistry have been more fun this way?