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Visualizing the Beauty of Mathematics

In the above video you can see an equation, the visualization or blueprint of the equation in motion, and then the tangible object it represents. This shows that our world can be defined and examined, merely by combining numbers, symbols and concepts.

For non-mathematicians (or maths enthusiasts), equations appear daunting, let alone even considered for any aesthetic qualities. The project “Beauty of Mathematics” by Yann Pineill & Nicolas Lefaucheux, take these equations, and animate them to show their true image; that these equations depict movement, describe snowflakes, or create a masterpiece of computer technology. Just like we read artworks, equations are also meant to be interpreted for their meaning, but not everyone is trained to read equations. The project reads the equations for us, translates them if you will, and we are then able to relate a series of numbers and symbols to objects in our daily lives.

It is a wonderful way to begin the process of getting others interested in becoming versed in the language of mathematics. For, “mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty — a beauty cold and austere, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music.” - Bertrand Russell

-Anna Paluch


Another Bad Wolf..

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Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara and Alan Ruck in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

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"The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life."

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the starry sky on the himalayas


I spent the last half hour of my shift tonight listening to a crazy guy recount his life.  Some of my favorite bullet points include:

So I’m rewarding myself with spoonfuls of cookie butter.



‘Blood Moon’ Lunar Eclipse Distilled into a Nine-Second Animated GIF

So epic.


Brad Pitt in 1994

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Listen to the new song “Turn Blue” now.

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A clever typography series using letters within a word to illustrate the word.

ohmygod this is beautiful

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my latest masterpiece