Waveform showing the NTSC “color burst” used to sync color and monochrome signals in TV broadcast.
Optimal antenna designs for a NASA project, algorithmically “evolved” through software; via this paper.
Screenshot of a 3D scan of a leaf pile and the very weird texture file [download the OBJ file].
Bryoliths, the result of symbiosis between bryozoans and hermit crabs. Image via Wikipedia user ; lots more information and images via this article.
Simulation of mobile phone antenna radiation at two different GSM bands, via Computer Simulation.
An RCA model EMT3 desktop electron microscope, circa 1950. Via Wikipedia user Gregory Tobias.
I particularly like the plug on the left side. Via IET Labs.
A machine for generating paths like the ones below. From 1851, via Kinematics Of Mechanisms From The Time of Watt by Eugene S Ferguson on Project Gutenberg.
The mathematical shape “Alexander’s Horned Sphere”, which really freaks me out.
“Watching Noh is like looking at an airplane in the sky. It is slow and serene. But if you were up there with it there would be all this noise and black smoke.”
– David Neumann