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Archive for the ‘Art’ Category
[ image courtesy of Ron Doerfler ]
The calendar is free and available for downloading and printing in two formats (PDF files of about 5 MB):
Most nomograms in this calendar were created using PyNomo.
Matthias Wandel built a rudimentary digital computer out of wood. The ingenious Binary Marble Adding Machine is, basically, a 6-bit adder that runs on gravity and uses mechanical flip-flops for memory storage.
[ schematic courtesy of Matthias Wandel ]
Here’s a demo video:
More info on the lovely Marble Adding Machine:
Other interesting creations of Matthias Wandel:
(hat tip: Rick Regan)
If you would like to use POV-Ray to visualize 3-dimensional geometrical objects, I highly recommend Friedrich A. Lohmueller‘s beautiful tutorial on Analytical Geometry with POV-Ray. Other POV-Ray tutorials by Friedrich A. Lohmueller can be found here.
[ image courtesy of Friedrich A. Lohmueller ]