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Differential Growth

Inspired by the “Thallus” structure by Zaha Hadid Architects, I’ve decided to experiment with generative growing geometries. Starting off with a simple 2d curve. The curve is divided to small beads along it, and their number rises in every generation. 26 more words

3D Modeling

Why I Love Lichens But Oppose Nuclear Power

Nature has unexpected sensors. Students are always astonished to learn that litmus, the simplest of acid-base indicators, is extracted from lichens. Lichens, which have no roots but a thallus, also bioconcentrate SO2 pollution and radioactive fallout from the air.  618 more words

Basic Chemistry