The 3D-printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures – designed by inventor/designer/artist John Edmark – only animates when filmed under a strobe light or with the help of a camera with an extremely short shutter speed. Watch the beauty of science, spinning hella’ fast…


Oh, Zoe… Give us your best spin, will ya?

Edmark shares a bit about the project:

‘The rotation speed is synchronized to the strobe so that one flash occurs every time the sculpture turns 137.5º—the golden angle. The placement of the appendages is determined by the same method nature uses in pinecones and sunflowers and if you count the number of spirals on any of these sculptures you will find that they are always Fibonacci numbers.’

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