MASSIVE SOLAR EJECTION

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Never fails to amaze: receiving on a phone an image of the sun captured and sent from space. Non fiction science fiction.

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Assange goes free or to jail this Friday.

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Julian Assange says he will ‘accept arrest’ on Friday if UN rules against him

reported by the Guardian.

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John Edmark’s 3D Printed Sculptures That Auto-Animate When Strobed

John Edmark’s sculptures are based on the Fibonacci series that appears everywhere.

Edmark's 3D printed sculpture, animated by strobing.

Edmark’s 3D printed sculpture, animated by strobing.

Edmark writes,

While art is often a vehicle for fantasy, my work is an invitation to plunge deeper into our own world and discover just how astonishing it can be. In experiencing a surprising behavior, one’s sense of wonder and delight is increased by the recognition that it is occurring within the context of actual physical constraints. The works can be thought of as instruments that amplify our awareness of the sometimes tenuous relationship between facts and perception.

I employ precise mathematics in the design and fabrication of my work. I do this neither out of a desire to exhibit precision per se, nor to exalt the latest technology, but because the questions I’m trying to formulate and answer about spatial relationships can only be addressed with geometrically exacting constructions. Mathematical precision is an essential ally in my goal of achieving clarity.

 

The word is so overused, people will bestow it on someone for deciding they should all go for tacos, but: this is genius.

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