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.

Biology Astronomy Physics & More

Biology

DNA

DNA

The code of life
Radiolarians

Radiolarians

Art forms in nature
Glass Brain

Glass Brain

Mind not shown
Insulin

Insulin

Useful and beautiful
Rhinovirus

Rhinovirus

Sinister symmetry
Hemoglobin

Hemoglobin

The color in blood
DNA Polymerase

DNA Polymerase

Life's code in action
Caffeine

Caffeine

The world's favorite stimulant

Astronomy

Milky Way Galaxy

Milky Way Galaxy

Home sweet home
Laniakea

Laniakea

The vastness of space
Star Map

Star Map

Our stellar neighborhood
Geodynamo

Geodynamo

Earth's magnetic field
Globular Cluster

Globular Cluster

A jewel of the sky

Physics & More

Calabi-Yau Manifold

Calabi-Yau Manifold

String theory, math or science?
E8

E8

It's everywhere
Quaternion Julia Set

Quaternion Julia Set

Strange attractor
Buckyball

Buckyball

Super-symmetrical molecule