Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Salt and sand — as art

Discovery magazine has a very cool online slideshow titled "Each Grain of Sand a Tiny Work of Art," an example of which is shown below:







Next, in the movie below, watch the interesting patterns that salt forms on a metal plate when the plate is made to vibrate with sound. (Warning: This movie has high-pitched sounds. Be sure to turn down the volume on your speakers before playing, especially if you have pets.)





—Mellow Monk


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