Patterns come in all sizes and shapes, delighting our senses. Here is one pattern that entertains the ear, the eye and the sense of rhythm.
Archive for the ‘Patterns’ Category
Math Is the Science of Patterns, Including This One
Friday, March 26th, 2010Theo Jansen Invented New Artificial Life and a New Wheel
Saturday, March 15th, 2008Auditory & Visual Patterns: The Raspyni Brothers Juggle at TED (Feb. 2008)
Saturday, March 15th, 2008
Starting at 11:30 (min:sec) of the video clip, listen to the sound of the juggling pins as they hit the jugglers’ palms – the rhythm is an auditory pattern. Freeze frame the video and see their trajectories. These are visual geometric patterns. The two types of patterns coincide.

What Is Math?
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007Math is the study of patterns and relationships.
Math explores the world, real and imaginary, by searching for, discovering and studying patterns and relationships. To do so, math employs logic, the art of reasoning. In turns, science, the study of figuring things out, which in turns employs math.