Beemer (dr_tectonic) wrote,
Beemer
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Ferrofluid Art

So everyone knows about the crazy-awesomeness of ferrofluids, right?

(Ferrofluids are shiny black liquids made of nanoparticles of an iron-bearing substance like hematite in a carrier fluid. If you stick them in a magnetic field, they get all spiky like a porcupine. No really. They do.)

Now you need to know about the uber-mega-crazy-awesomeness of Ms. Sachiko Kodama, who makes breathtakingly cool art with them.

Go here and watch some of the videos:
http://www.kodama.hc.uec.ac.jp/protrudeflow/works/index.html

It's all in Japanese, but you can find the "Movie" buttons. I've only watched a couple of them so far, because I'm rationing them. Morpho Tower is one of the coolest things I've ever seen.

Wow.
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