Magnetic Movie


Magnetic field lines may be invisible to the naked eye, but they behave in ways that would amaze us if only we could see them. [Ruth Jarman] and [Joe Gerhardt] from Semiconductor wanted to make them visible for everyone, so they produced Magnetic Movie, a film that combines animations, theoretical models, and actual VLF recordings of the entire Earth’s magetic forces to create a film that shows magnetic fields moving and jumping through the air in living color.

The film is part art project and part scientific experiment, but we can enjoy it on both levels, as watching the path and motion of magnetic field lines is both beautiful and informative. Get a glimpse for yourself after the break.

Comments

  1. pascal says:

    oh you should really add a “ultra-high-latency blogging” category, this has been on infostetics months ago :)
    but not bad, it’s beautiful enough…

  2. qwomboj says:

    Ok…. So…. that was freakin scary man.

  3. Jordan says:

    It is all effects, none of that is real science, as for the visual goes. Maya and aftereffects…

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