Selected Tweets #23: Polyhedra, Primes, Pathogens.
Thursday, 19 March 2015
Selected tweets from my Twitter stream @MrPrudence [Summer 2014] with occasional addition annotations:
Going Into Detail – Peter Richardson
Going Into Detail – Peter Richardson on metaphorical and geological boundaries illustrated with height-map globes.
Basrah Zoom – Jonathan Cecil’s satellite imaging data of geologic & urban structures reconfigured into a planetoid.
Max Brückner’s Vielecke und Vielflache, from 1900, includes plates of intricate models of complex polyhedra.
Non-Sequitur. Anthony Morey
Poema de los Números Primos. Esther Ferrer’s geometric drawing configurations generated using prime number sequences.
100 Drawings. Alex Maymind’s quasi-scientific architectural classification systems.
Plate from Vielecke und Vielflache – Max Brückner
Nanoinjector. The tiny nanoeasthetics of DNA sequence transfer from BYU.
Outbreak. Rogan Brown’s hand cut paper reliefs of cells, pathogens & neurons.
On the Origin of Species: The Preservation of Favoured Traces. Ben Fry visualizing the unfolding of Darwin’s ideas
Polytope – Iannis Xenakis
The Optics of Ibn Al-Haytham [c935-1039]. Where the earliest known correct schematic of the human visual system is to be found. [PDF].
Jean François Niceron’s La Perspective Curieuse . An early treatise on perspective distortion [Plates are to be found at the end of the book].