An assortment of sculptures . . .
A. O. C. Nier of the University of Minnesota was a pioneer in precision mass spectroscopy.
Using Moiré Effects
The Moiré effect shown here is generate by a pair of perforated metal sheets. It shows that two sheets with simple, periodic patterns can combine to produce a more complicated and interesting visual sensation that one might not have expected.
This experiment with a 24″ stack of five Möbius bands preceded the construction of the “Insiders-Outsiders” sculpture for the Comprehensive Studies Program.