Downtown Livermore California
|"3D" StereoPhotos by John Toeppen
MOVIE OF FOUNTAIN 38meg
Anaglyph Movie of Fountain 28meg
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full sized view The web of water is
caught by the wind and is bent.
sized view The warped
sheet is drawn by surface tension to coalese into a stream.
|Bursting bubbles form strings of
sized view Notice the
large bubble on the left and the single walled membrane on the upper
right collapsing into a string.
image A membrane has burst on the left and one is about to go on
the upper left.
|full sized image A couple more bubbles are burstin on the top of the column.|
|full sized image Strings are clearly forming from the ruptured membranes.|
|full sized image Strings have clealy formed from ruptured bubbles.|
|Why do we care? String
theory is not able to be proved or disproved in the universe, however,
water seems to be showing similar behavior in this fountain. Open
clusters of stars have a related property; empty space expands and
membranes form where matter is present. Eventually, the membranes
of gravitationally bound matter rupture and strings of stars
form. Patterns in nature are recurrent, allowing us to suspect
that these patterns may be similar to those that we think happen with
space, time, and matter. These stereo images may contribute to