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Moire hair

  1. Jun 24, 2005 #1
    My hair is cut short enough so that it's pretty much straight, like a wiffle only longer, and the other day I was sitting waiting for the bus in the late afternoon and reading a book (the Medea). The sun was behind me and the hair on my head cast a shadow onto the book. As I turned my head from side to side, the fibers crossing in the shadow weaved in a Moire pattern, their crossings shifting back and forth.

    The Medea is a book about an evil woman (Medea) who murders her husband's new wife and that woman's father through poison, the effects of which are described graphically over a couple pages, then kills her own children to spite her husband.
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2005
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  3. Jun 24, 2005 #2


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    I've always been partial to moire, my mother liked it. Kind of neat. Nice that someone as young as you even knows what it is.
  4. Jun 24, 2005 #3


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    God is in the details.
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