Ethan Hein

Music, technology, evolution, pop ephemera.

Posts tagged science

Nov 25
Can science make a better music theory?My last post discussed how we should be deriving music theory from empirical observation of what…View Post

Can science make a better music theory?

My last post discussed how we should be deriving music theory from empirical observation of what…

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Nov 24
Toward a better music theoryI seem to have touched a nerve with my rant about the conventional teaching of music theoryand how…View Post

Toward a better music theory

I seem to have touched a nerve with my rant about the conventional teaching of music theoryand how…

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Aug 22
Hereditary units in musicAnother thought-provoking Quora question: Are there any hereditary units in music? The question…View Post

Hereditary units in music

Another thought-provoking Quora question: Are there any hereditary units in music? The question…

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May 25

Data gathered for an experiment I did in the Psychology of Music class at NYU. I recorded twenty people clapping in whatever way they felt was most musical over a set of breakbeats and studied results. The subjects were recorded one at a time, but played back all at once. Read the study here: www.ethanhein.com/wp/2013/friends-dont-let-friends-clap-on-one-and-three/


Sep 29
mdt:

NdGT rules everything around me.

mdt:

NdGT rules everything around me.

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Sep 25

staceythinx:

Greg Dunn’s stunning gold leaf paintings of cells, neurons and other natural wonders are fit for any wall.

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Sep 24
hypereal:

From this diagram you can see the connection between the basic platonic solids and the formation of the most primary types of germs and microbiological forms.  I believe most of the items here are viruses, but their formation and shape that drives curiosity. 

hypereal:

From this diagram you can see the connection between the basic platonic solids and the formation of the most primary types of germs and microbiological forms.  I believe most of the items here are viruses, but their formation and shape that drives curiosity. 

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Sep 15
c86:

Atoms: The Core of All Matter, 1959

c86:

Atoms: The Core of All Matter, 1959

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Sep 12
electrified-brain:

life - liver cell by tiny palpitation on Flickr.

electrified-brain:

life - liver cell by tiny palpitation on Flickr.

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Sep 10

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