Howto. Manual de Spirograph.
Uno de los juguetes para dibujar más divertidos, que se lo digan a los que diseñan billetes.
Ross Lovegrove for Lasvit: Nodules
Using glass as an optical reservoir, the Nodules are handmade spherical lenses fused together in the making process to harness the natural physics of the material. A fiber optic light source delivers an intense white light from a remote point so that the relationship between the stem and Nodule is minimized and mysterious. The unique installations rise from the floor in clusters.
This was actually one of my favorite books as a child! I’ll have to scan some pages next time I visit my parents. I had pet planaria, tadpoles, caterpillars, a xystodesmid millipede, a dusky salamander… not all in a jar, of course!
(img source, although I don’t agree with their review!)
Spirosketch necklace and bracelet set from Polymath Design Lab!
Available at their Etsy store
“Students work with Buckminster Fuller to assemble a geodesic dome at Black Mountain College, North Carolina”
“Birth of a Photon,” a (notional?) art installation by Marco Casagrande:
“The Birth of a Photon is connected to Albert Einstein’s initial discovery of the lichtquant, or photon – the basic unit of light and all other forms of electromagnetic radiation. […]
The public artwork Birth of a Photon is a three dimensional artistic rendering describing the birth of the lichtquant, homage Albert Einstein. The sculpture is 14, 5 meters long and 2,2 meters high and wide and made out of shiny chrome steel.”
(See also my previous post on photons and boostrapping!)
Cabe Charland. “Wooden Box with Horseshoe Magnet.” 2006.
Cabe Charland. “Cube with Ruler and Penlight.” 2007.
Sherry Turkle. 2008. Falling for Science: Objects in Mind.
(Image of cover from here)
All perception of truth is the detection of an analogy; we reason from our hands to our heads.
“Soap film painting: Light interference creates a liquid play of color in a giant soap film”
From the Exploratorium, an awesome science museum in San Francisco: