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Jason Padgett

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The artist bio on his site puts it succinctly enough.

Jason D. Padgett is a number theorist with Acquired Savant Syndrome from Anchorage Alaska, currently living in Tacoma Washinton. The beauty of numbers and their connection to the pure geometry of space time and the universe is shown in his fractal diagrams.

Sine Cosine and Tangent Waves - Jason Padgett 2010

Google Earth Fractals

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Paul Bourke has collected a series of satellite photos from Google Earth that are full of fractaly goodness.

US - Fractal Rivers

Carl Cashman

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Some geometric paintings that are complete madness.

Boolean Buddhas

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“If you meet the buddha on the road, combine, merge and extrude him.”

Awesome 3D printed buddha sculpture by David Hirmes.

I started to combine multiple copies of the Buddha model with simple shapes, using boolean operations. A “boolean operation” can take an object and add (“union”), subtract (“difference”), or intersect with another object.

After the model is finished, it gets printed on the Makerbot. The Makerbot builds the model one thin layer at a time by extruding melted plastic.

Boolean Buddhas -

Flottille

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Micro-Origami fractal flowers opening on the surface of water due to capillary action.

B-Day

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video for Thomas Brinkmann’s “B-Day”

Mathematical Food

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The Platonic Solids carved from Apples, by Vi Hart.

Applatonic Solids

Music Video for Impactist’s "Spheremetrical (Here With You)"

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Link: Music Video for Impactist’s “Spheremetrical (Here With You)”

Geometry of Circles

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Did you know that Sesame Street has a tumblr? For the last few weeks it’s been consistently reminding me why I FUCKING LOVE SESAME STREET.

Journey to the Center of a Triangle

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Journey to the Center of a Triangle (1976) 8m, dir. Bruce & Katharine Cornwell. Another fabulous film by the Cornwells, created on the Tektronics 4051 Graphics Terminal. Presents a series of animated constructions that determine the center of a variety of triangles, including such centers as circumcenter, incenter, centroid and orthocenter.”

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