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Cymatics: Visualizing Sound

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Cymatics: Visualizing Sound1Visualization The action or fact of visualizing, the power or process of forming a mental picture or vision of something not actually present to the sight (OED)Information Visualization:"Visualization provides an interface between two powerful information processing systemshuman mind and the modern computer. Visualization is the process of transforming data, information, and knowledge into visual form making use of human's natural visual capabilities. With effective visual interfaces we can interact with large volumes of data rapidly and effectively to discover hidden characteristics, patterns, and trends. Information Visualization Field of inquiry The study of modal phenomenaGreek: (something swollen, or a wave)Definitions: The structure and dynamics of waves and vibrations.The process of visualizing sound by vibrating a medium.Scientific Origins:Traced to da Vinci, Galileo Galilei: Observations of resonanceRobert Hooke: Sonic vibrations Ernst Chladni: 'the father of acoustics, and Chladni figuresHans Jenny: father of cymatics .John Stuart Reid: acoustics engineer and creator of CymaScopeWhat is Cymatics


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Depending on the song rhythm - pattern obtained different images. The screenshots show us 3 visuals of the song each 10 seconds and gives the possibility to see and compare changes in dynamics.

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0.50 sec Dream BIG!!Think about the universe forming and theimmense sound of the universe forming, and if weponder on that, than perhaps Cymatics had aninfluence on the formation of the Universe itself.