Tibetan singing bowls and WAVE PATTERNS

Interesting article in BBC news today: Tibetan singing bowls give up their chaotic secrets By Jason Palmer http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13972556 Ceremonial Tibetan “singing bowls” are beginning to give up their secrets.   The water-filled bowls, when rubbed with a leather-wrapped mallet, exhibit a lively dance of water droplets as they emit a haunting sound.   Now slow-motion video […]

‘Fractalist’ Benoît Mandelbrot dies

We are NES are fascinated by the Fractal nature of the Universe. As a tribute to Mandelbrot, who died last week, take a look at this article posted in the NewScientist: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2010/10/fractalist-benoit-mandelbrot-d.html And also the interview on the excellent TED website: http://www.ted.com/talks/benoit_mandelbrot_fractals_the_art_of_roughness.html Benoît Mandelbrot, who died a month shy of his 86th birthday on Thursday, […]