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To make 1 universe ... fabric by sef on Spoonflower - custom fabric

Preview scale: 21.0 x 18.0 inches.

by sef

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By SEF

Maths, science, computing and music specialist with side interests in dancing, font design, celtic knotwork etc

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Description:

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The evolution of a universe, through physics to chemistry and biology via mathematics, in recipe form. Diagrams not to scale! The atomic nucleus is helium 4. The molecule is gaseous methane (CH4). The crystal structure is diamond (face-centred cubic form of carbon). The DNA is non-specific in its bases. The body plan question mark is a snail shell and a curled woodlouse or an ammonite and a trilobite.

• In any convenient dimensions, inflate rapidly with mass-energy and allow time to expand and cool.
• Some clumping will naturally occur.
• The mixture will also be self-heating and self-stirring, forming the rest of the ingredients on its own.
• Further self-assembly and structural reorganisation will follow apace - proceeding from physics to chemistry to biology via mathematics.
• There is no predefined point at which the process is complete but some areas will be more edible than others.
• Serves uncountable zillions of entities.

See also:
more science designs
other hexagon designs
design index

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hannahbean

hannahbean says: hahhah, fabulous!

Posted over 1 year ago.

wrightd...

wrightdesign says: I can't wait to for this fabric to arrive at my studio so I can make my son so many quilts, sheets, pillowcases, pj's, lab coats, shirts, anything in the mad science, science,physics,lab equipment, chemistry, mathematics,zillions of ideas.

Posted almost 3 years ago.

kcs

kcs says: Oh! This would be awesome for the "Geek Chic" contest!

Posted over 3 years ago.

sef

sef says: Now adjusted for Spoonflower's new print colour profile.

Posted over 4 years ago.

sef

sef says: Photo of swatch test on Kona cotton in a mixture of artificial light and indirect daylight.

sef uploaded a fabric image for sef's design To make 1 universe ... :

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Posted over 4 years ago.

sef

sef says: ... And there it is - with a minimalist version of my old snail tessellation installed as a backdrop (to balance out the levels between the clean diagrams and the more detailed views).

Posted over 4 years ago.

sef

sef says: ... and the order also arrived surprisingly (suspiciously?) quickly! This one did print OK (despite Kona being a little dull and less precise than the previous quilting cotton). So I'm releasing it now for the truly impatient. But I think the fossil question mark needs a subtle fossily background (to better match the crystal lattice). So there'll be another upload to follow shortly.

Posted over 4 years ago.

sef

sef says: Spoonflower were very quick to print the order which included this design. So we're now in the shipping countdown before I find out whether or not anything needs tweaking.

Posted over 4 years ago.

sef

sef says: Thanks. Although, I'm a little uncertain what its potential market, as fabric, might be. It's also all very well saying "here's one which was prepared earlier" (as per UK TV) but it's somewhat tricky to repeat the experiment!

Posted almost 5 years ago.

rhondad...

rhondadesigns says: As well as being visually stimulating and aesthetically pleasing, your design gives a sharp nudge to the funny bone hiding in the arcane realm of Mathematics and Scientific lore.

Posted almost 5 years ago.

sef

sef says: The hexagonal pattern is another natural freebie! :-D

Posted almost 5 years ago.

zandloo...

zandloopster says: I like both the idea of your enormous recipe, but also the hexagonal pattern!

Posted almost 5 years ago.

sef

sef says: qatlho'

Posted almost 5 years ago.

glimmer...

glimmericks says: majQa'

Posted almost 5 years ago.

sef

sef says: Yes, finding suitable utensils outside the universe might be a bit tricky. I avoided addressing that sticky problem. The branes might turn out to be fit for purpose though.

Posted almost 5 years ago.

ceanirm...

ceanirminger says: Hmmm, I'm going to need a bigger bowl. This is super clever and hilarious. Great idea and execution.

Posted almost 5 years ago.

sef

sef says: I try to use as many parts of my brain as possible. There are lots of different co-processors in here. Turning them off is harder! :-D

Posted almost 5 years ago.

pennycandy

pennycandy says: Your scientific takes on the contest themes always make me smile! You are using both parts of your brain! Very cool.

Posted almost 5 years ago.

sef

sef says: It can only be available quickly if enough people vote for it such that it makes the top ten. Otherwise it will have to wait for my next batch of samples and the 4 weeks it takes those to swim the Atlantic. :-/

Posted almost 5 years ago.

artgrrrl

artgrrrl says: Hi, Sef: I LOVE this fabric design you've created and really want to buy a yard of it a.s.a.p. Why? Because I am working on creating a universe and have come up against come challenges at the sub-atomic level. Mainly it's all good, but there are a couple of blank spots in my design algorythm that look like they can be filled in by your fab fabric. I also am dealing with a couple of unruly quark familes, who are trying to secure royalties on the back end once I get the place up and running. They ran into a very arrogant string who put them up to it. So annoying. I have my patent lawyer in talks with them. Sigh...such is the prosaic aspect of any big art project.... When will you be selling this marvelous fabric? artgrrrl in Sebastopol

Posted almost 5 years ago.

sef

sef says: Something like that. Also known (in other circles) as expanding the Overton window. However, I'm pretty strange naturally anyway. So it doesn't have to be that deliberate in intent. :-D

Posted almost 5 years ago.

blackpeach

blackpeach says: Love this....and your idea....good to take the road less travelled...eh? You come up with a much broader solution to the original design idea.

Posted almost 5 years ago.

scrummy

scrummy says: genius. pure genius. love it.

Posted almost 5 years ago.

sef

sef says: I was amused to note just how many cocktail recipe designs (another idea I'd briefly considered, despite not having a personal interest) were already on Spoonflower.

Posted almost 5 years ago.

eclecti...

eclectic_house says: I think it's a perfectly good recipe. My first couple of ideas weren't really anything you could eat, either.

Posted almost 5 years ago.

sef

sef says: It does carry something of a risk of offending people and being banished from the contest, though. We'll see. I wasn't originally planning to enter anything at all until this joke one occurred to me.

Posted almost 5 years ago.

scifiwr...

scifiwritir says: Oh my gosh! That's a great idea. I'd use a recipe like that in worldbuilding.

Posted almost 5 years ago.