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Chladnian Slices

Item number: 266
Physical phenomenons Dimensions: 190 cm x 80 cm x 95 cm

Sprinkle some sand on the slabs and brush the arch along the edge of the slab vertically downwards. The result is a sound that forms tone-dependent figures.

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Running the bow causes the plate to vibrate and the sand begins to dance. It moves from the strongly vibrating areas (vibrating bellies) to the resting zones (vibrating nodes), forming organic patterns.

Each frequency has its own figure, and the higher the tone, the more complicated the sound.

The symmetrical sand figures were first demonstrated by the German physicist Ernst Chladni in 1802.

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