A new Prime Number has been found using the mega-computing array at the New Forest Observatory. The new number is: 4324748322195*2^1290000-1
110 hours and 38 minutes later out came a Sierpinski pyramid in Rigid.Ink black PLA, 162mm along a base edge and 0.2mm resolution.
Good use of camouflage in this murderous ambush!
With all the hot weather we’ve been experiencing in the U.K. lately, I have had to go out most nights with the hose to stop the Missus’ plants from perishing. I noticed Superhydrophobicity at work on the Bulrush leaves so I went out today to macro the effect. Wasn’t expecting my little mate to be there as well. I am always amazed at the length of the antennae on these little beauties.
Never had so many flowers on this Cactus at the same time before – so just in case it’s thinking of pegging out – here’s some piccies.
A freshly opened Poppy, and a very tiny solitary Bee that only seems to go on these flowers on a Copper coloured leaf tree. Those flowers are about 4mm across for scale.
Rigid.Ink will be taking a number of my 3D prints to a Birmingham exhibition later this year. As I didn’t want to send them my original Mandelbulb they kindly gave me a spool of Gold/Bronze PLA to print out a backup.
I have removed most of the support material from the Mandelbulb, but now have several thousand fine hairs to trim off – but these images give you the basic idea.