is the fabled Tyrannosaurus practiced in the skills of trigonometry and long division. Apparently he knows all eight numbers. [Via]
Bruce and Katharine Cornwell
are primarily known for a series of remarkable animated films on the subject of geometry
. Created on the Tektronics 4051 Graphics Terminal
, they are brilliant short films, tracing geometric shapes to intriguing music, including the memorable 'Bach meets Third Steam Jazz' musical score in ‘Congruent Triangles
How deep does the rabbit hole go? The Ultimate Fractal Video Project
features animated zooms into the famous Mandelbrot Set
. Some zoom in so far that, by the end of the dive, the first frame you had viewed would be as large as (or larger than) the known universe. | The animations are offered as .zip'd WMV files; lower-quality versions are viewable on FractAlkemist's YouTube page. [more inside]
Flash Animations for Physics.
Animations and interactive demos available in many varieties, such as classical mechanics
, and relativistic
. There's even a nice explanation of the forces at work in Curling
. And if that doesn't wet your geek whistle, then take a peek at the patterns of Visual Math
a guide for teachers to engage math-o-phobes with animated fun. "Mmmmmm, pi."