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05.06.02

http://www.arcspace.com/architects/
DillerScofidio/eyebeam/index.htm

Granted, they haven't actually built it yet, but even for an Internet art space, that is one freaky building.

 

05.07.02

A couple of nifty Web animations here where you can watch the ancient continent of Pangaea break up on your computer screen.

http://www.uky.edu/ArtsSciences/
Geology/webdogs/plates/pangaea-1.html

http://www.odsn.de/odsn/services/
paleomap/animation.html

 

05.08.02

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is mounting another of his web-linked giant public light-sculptures. I've met Rafael a couple of times. He's a sensible, plain-spoken, hard-working guy. His installations actually work. Furthermore, Rafael's a Mexican Canadian.

http://www2.alzado.net/evintro.html

 

05.09.02

"GENERATOR presents a series of 'self-generating' projects, incorporating digital media, instruction and participation pieces, drawing machines, experimental literature and music technologies." Yeah, yeah, okay, fine. But check out what happens when you run your cursor over that title word. Cool, huh?

http://www.generative.net/generator/

 

05.10.02

Okay, this news is being linked all over the place, but let's face it: physicists don't invent a brand-new cosmology every day. The "Ekpyrotic Universe"? And it's eternal. Get this: through string theory, the universe cyclically flings its branes apart. Gee whiz, fellas.

http://www.space.com/
scienceastronomy/astronomy/
bigbang_alternative_010413-1.html

http://www.princeton.edu/pr/pwb/02/
0506/0506-cyclicuniverse.htm

http://www.nature.com/nsu/
020422/020422-17.html

 


Bruce Sterling writes books like Darwin watched animals. Find out more about him, and read tattered electronic copies of Cheap Truth, at the Bruce Sterling Online Index. He lives with his wife Nancy and their two daughters in Austin, Texas.

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