Patterns large and small

Below is a small collection, mostly movie stills, of recent lab work on whirlpool vortices – I’m intrigued by the similarities with galactic formations, and by the transformation of patterning as it disappears down the hole forever. I’ve been on the look out for hexagons as always – managed to find quite a few!

embyronic-vortex.jpg

‘Embryonic vortex’

gathering-material.jpg

‘Gathering material’

moving-toward-a-hexagon.jpg

‘Moving towards a hexagon’

swallowing-the-pattern.jpg

‘Swallowing the pattern’

anamorphic-transform.jpg

‘Anamorphic transform’

evolving-waves.jpg

‘Evolving waves’

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