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Standing waves and projection maps: two nice applications of math

Via Jerry Coyne’s website; you’ll see some great comments there.

Watch standing waves in action:

Here is what is going on; the particles collect at the “stationary” points.

Here is an example of a projection, and what happens when you take the image and move it a little.

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June 12, 2013 - Posted by | mathematics, physics, science | , , ,

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