By Travis

LifeBuzz Staff

10 Spectacular Images Which Expose Hidden Nuggets Of The Universe.

Artist Fabian Oefner beautifully merges art and science in the following breathtaking psychedelic images. Originally presented in a TED Talk, Oefner explains that curiosity is the most important aspect that allows him to gorgeously capture these dazzling combinations of science and design.

#1. Aurora No. 01 (2013)

This image illustrates the combustion of alcohol. A flame is stopped in time as it travels through a glass bottle, containing whiskey and oxygen. More starting at 7:39 in Oefner’s talk.

Aurora No. 01 (2013)

Fabian Oefner

#2. Dancing Colors “The Pillar” (2013)

This is a visualization of sound. Colored crystals leap from the surface of a speaker as it emits sound waves. More starting at 2:13 in Oefner’s talk.

Dancing Colors “The Pillar” (2013)

Fabian Oefner

#3. Millefiori No. 01 (2012)

Ferrofluid is a magnetic, hydrophobic liquid that forms colorful curves and channels when deposited onto a magnet and injected with watercolor paints. More starting at 5:20 in Oefner’s talk.

Millefiori No. 01 (2012)

Fabian Oefner

#4. Grain of Scent (2013)

Tiny individual droplets of a liquid mixed with spray paint hang in the air for a fraction of a second, forming a scent sculpture.

Grain of Scent (2013)

Fabian Oefner

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