Maxwell equations and the wave equation for electromagnetic waves have, in general, two possible solutions: a retarded solution and an advanced one.

Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory Wikipedia page

( via My awesome Friday night)

WTF?!?!

WTF?!?!

“Since 2006 the U.S Navy has tried to give the Sea Shadow away but as of February 2009 nobody has taken the offer.”

I have a big birthday coming up, and if anyone is searching for an appropriate, one-of-a-kind, but low-dollar gift for me…well let’s just say HINT DROPPED.

This looks like something these guys would have stolen from a shadowy eastern European agency to right a wrong.

Decaying Futures: Biosphere 2

Decaying Futures: Biosphere 2

Noah Sheldon’s photographs of Biosphere 2.

( via bldgblog)

A-B Modulars

A-B Modulars

Paul Brown
A-B Modulars, 1977
Plotter drawing on paper
45.7 x 42.3 cm

Paul Brown edited for White Heat Cold Logic, which chronicles early British computer art from 1960-1980. I thought I had written about it when it was initially published earlier this year by MIT Press, but apparently I was mistaken.

Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen
Untitled, 1969
Computer print-out with coloured pen and ink.

Part of the V & A’s collection of early computer art. Cohen is the creator of AARON.

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