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Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Cymatics: Demonstration using salt

Cymatics is the study of the effects of sound waves on physical items. Such as water or in the case of the video above, salt. The amazing thing is the patterns formed in the loose salt by nothing but the sound waves. The sounds in the video are actually pretty jarring. So you may want to keep the volume on your speakers on low.

Via Neatorama: The Effect of Sounds Waves on Salt

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  • It is so marvelous what sophisticated archtypes especially the higher notes are showing.
    It's stunning seeing this array included in nature.

    By Anonymous Alexander (the court commentator ;-), at September 05, 2007 10:29 AM  

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