BOOKMARKS FOR 2013-02-06
- Weavesilk: A magical interactive artwork
- In Mysterious Pattern, Math and Nature Converge: “Why so many physical systems behave like random matrices is still a mystery,” said Horng-Tzer Yau, a mathematician at Harvard University. “But in the past three years, we have made a very important step in our understanding.”
- Beauty and the Reef: How a marine biologist and ambient musician are making art shows from their 3,000 coral colonies
- 3 Neat Web Services To Visualize & Analyze Your Last.fm Profile: Collage Generator, Super-Eclectic Test, Obscurometer
- Pop Between Realities, Home in Time for Tea 52 (The Invisibles): “To be honest, for the most part, The Invisibles is a bit of a mess. Individual moments of splendor stick out, but the book is adept at self-sabotage and when it doesn’t take itself out in a spectacular own goal DC Comics/Vertigo are usually right behind it and ready to clean up.”
- Surprised Scientists Find Lifeforms Six Miles Above Earth’s Surface: For the first time, scientists have found lifeforms where nobody thought it was possible: floating in the troposphere, the slice of the atmosphere approximately four to six miles (eight to 15 kilometers) above Earth’s surface. And not just a tiny few, but lot: 20% of every particle in that atmospheric layer are living organisms.
- Beautiful Cyberpunk Collages Made with Discarded Computer Parts: “The mixed media artist hailing from Warsaw, Poland, uses all kinds of materials, from used computer components to old buttons and even dead moths.”