Laser Crystals

Laser Crystals

Gazing into the sublime: glass paperweights and keychains display data from astronomy, biology, math and physics.

Laser etching is a remarkable way to see complex 3D data. I use high-frequency lasers driven by hand-tooled software to create fine-grained, cleanly drawn structures.

Astronomy Biology Physics & More

Astronomy

Milky Way Galaxy

Milky Way Galaxy

Home sweet home
Star Map

Star Map

Our stellar neighborhood
Geodynamo

Geodynamo

Earth's magnetic field
Globular Cluster

Globular Cluster

A jewel of the sky

Biology

Caffeine

Caffeine

The world's favorite stimulant
DNA

DNA

The code of life
Insulin

Insulin

Useful and beautiful
Hemoglobin

Hemoglobin

The color in blood
DNA Polymerase

DNA Polymerase

Life's code in action

Physics & More

E8

E8

It's everywhere
Quaternion Julia Set

Quaternion Julia Set

Strange attractor
Calabi-Yau Manifold

Calabi-Yau Manifold

String theory, math or science?
Buckyball

Buckyball

Super-symmetrical molecule
Kepler's Inner Planets

Kepler's Inner Planets

A noble hypothesis