The Plastic Brain

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Shining a torch on a wall is a good way to see the conic sections in real life. Can you spot a circle, the ellipses, a parabola and the hyperbolas? [code] [more]

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An intriguing metamorphosis: Piles of rubbish transformed into poignant silhouettes.

The artists are Tim Noble and Sue Webster, and there are plenty of fascinating examples of the work on the interwebs – though perhaps not all are suited to everyone’s tastes.

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