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Space and Physics

Beautiful Mathematical GIFs Will Mesmerize You

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Justine Alford

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clockSep 1 2014, 16:24 UTC
1978 Beautiful Mathematical GIFs Will Mesmerize You
Dave Whyte, Bees & Bombs

Digital artist and physics PhD student Dave Whyte is dazzling our computer screens with his mesmerizing GIFs that are the perfect marriage of mathematics and art. And we can’t stop watching them.

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Whyte shares his brilliant, procrastination-fueling creations on an almost daily basis on his Tumblr account, Bees & Bombs.  

Whyte studies the physics of foam and told Colossal that his first geometric GIFs riffed on computational modules that he was exploring as an undergraduate student. To create his eye catching animations, Whyte uses a programming language called Processing. Check some of them out here (caution: may induce serious time wasting):

[Via Colossalio9 and Bees & Bombs]


Space and Physics
  • art,

  • mathematics,

  • GIF

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