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Old 08-04-2007, 05:59 PM   #16
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Old 08-04-2007, 07:11 PM   #17
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In my opinon, it's the name that really makes this piece.


"Aardvarks is constructed from sixty identical pieces of laser-cut plywood. The pieces lie in the sixty extended face planes of a pentagonal hexecontahedron (a facially regular Catalan polyhedron). I designed the pieces to weave in and out through each other yet meet at their extremities. Although the parts are identical, they meet in various ways to create negative spaces with 2-fold, 3-fold, or 5-fold symmetry. Originally conceived as an abstract form, I had a vague impression of aardvarks while designing it, so decided that was an appropriate name."
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Old 08-29-2007, 08:04 PM   #18
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There’s a great Buckminster Fuller quote about this stuff…
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Old 08-30-2007, 06:14 PM   #19
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This one?:

"When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty, but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong."

This is one of my favorite quotes of his:
"The most important thing to teach your children is that the sun does not rise and set. It is the Earth that revolves around the sun. Then teach them the concepts of North, South, East and West, and that they relate to where they happen to be on the planet's surface at that time. Everything else will follow."

He was an interesting guy. His headstone says, "Call me trimtab."
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Old 09-04-2007, 08:01 AM   #20
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Dynamic painting by San Base:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPNtiZW9xbM
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Old 09-18-2007, 06:36 AM   #21
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The Mathematical Art of M.C. Escher



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Old 10-08-2007, 12:46 PM   #22
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Old 10-09-2007, 07:35 AM   #23
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Old 10-09-2007, 01:44 PM   #24
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Searched my data for something slightly artistic... and here's my blue bird (you have to turn your head by 90į, sorry, couldn't fix that):

Usually these Wigner transformations of my IR pulses look like rather boring worms or eels, unfortunately...
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Old 10-17-2007, 02:53 PM   #25
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Old 10-29-2007, 10:49 AM   #26
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Anastasios John Hart, DeltaX member and postdoc at MIT,
fabricated forests of Carbon Nanotubes displaying 40 Playboy Bunnies.
John's scientific art will be published in one of the next playboy magazines under Editor's letters.




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Something entirely different:

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Alexis Rockman's painting The Farm questions the future of genetic engineering.
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Old 01-04-2008, 10:30 PM   #28
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Old 01-15-2008, 09:13 AM   #29
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Old 01-08-2009, 12:59 PM   #30
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