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The Spin

About Dust #12

Dust, centrifugal force, light, glass

W22cm×D11.5cm ×H3cm
2023

Photo credit: Weihan Yang

The formation of galaxies is mostly a result of the centrifugal force of the spinning gas and dust cloud, which resembles a certain glassmaking process. 

 

As another experiment in the evolving body of work About Dust, a gather of dust was centrifugally spun into a galaxy contained within clear glass. 

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