Chladni Wave Plate

Here’s a fun new pattern we’ve come up with but struggled to name.

[Update: When we asked for name suggestions on Facebook the most common theme was variations on “waves” — ripples, echoes, sound waves, vibrations, radar, microwaves, etc. I struggled with choosing between them, until I was struck by the parallel with Chladni wave plates, invented by German physicist Ernst Chladni in the early 1800s, who found that by sprinkling sand on a metal plate, you could reveal their vibration patterns, a technique that is now used to design violins and other acoustic equipment.]

In progress…
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