mat.zine #09

Posted in Announcements by stephen on July 4, 2011

for your reading pleasure :

mat.zine #09 is hot off the press!

enjoy, print, and spread the word!

editor: Stephen Mackie

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matzine #07’s food for thought

Posted in Writing by seán on January 20, 2011

There are at least three different arrows of time. First, there is the thermodynamic arrowof time, the direction of time in which disorder or entropy increases. Then, there is thepsychological arrow of time. This is the direction in which we feel time passes, the direction in which we remember the past but not the future. Finally, there is thecosmological arrow of time. This is the direction of time in which the universe isexpanding rather than contracting.

Hawking, A brief history of time, 1988

*  above  * a proton and an anti-proton particle collision at the VEPP-2M particle accelerator  *  below  * a graph from hawkings book describing the rapid expansion of the universe in the moments after the big bang  *  here  * this ‘food for thought’ is heavily biased towards this editor’s own fascination with science & time via the quantum and cosmic  *  elsewhere  * how do your personal obsessions and half-chased curiosities speak to the characteristics of time ?


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matzine #07 !!! call for submissions

Posted in Announcements by seán on December 31, 2010

hot on the heels of the stunning matzine 06 edition, you [and everyone else] are invited to think, question and create on the subject of time & its representation.

the hourglass, with its recessing sands is symbol apropos to our perception of time.

the movement of the sands from bulb to vertex to bulb is a measured, allegorical representation;

an animated diagram of parts, of a harmony between subject, form and function.

how else is time’s torrent made apparent?

last submission entries wednesday 02 02 2011

tickity tock


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