Bubble Chamber
stange desaturation event
Bubble Chamber Instance.2012 j. tarbell 2003

The Bubble Chamber is a generative painting system of imaginary colliding particles built with Processing. A single super-massive collision produces a discrete universe of four particle types. Particles draw their positions over time resulting in the construction of oddly familiar patterns.

Choose your rendering environment wisely (Java applet):

launch small launch medium launch large launch huge!

Time lapse of collision event (10 minutes, discontinuous sequence).

Still image gallery of previous universes instantiated by the author.

Particle behaviors and their classes.
Axions Hadrons Muons Quarks

Source code

Built with Processing

©2003  j.tarbell