These waves that surround us

These waves that surround us

In the universe, some rules apply to phenomena ranging from the Fibonacci sequence to the morphogenesis of figures created by various waves.

If we believe that the universe was created by random impacts of atoms, meteorites, or other things, it's not impossible, but it wasn't that way either.

Maybe there were waves in the beginning?

What is a wave?

“A wave is the propagation of a disturbance which, in its passage, produces a reversible change in the local physical properties of the environment. It moves at a certain speed, which depends on the properties of the propagation medium.
There are three main types of waves:
– Mechanical waves propagate through physical matter, the substance of which is deformed. The restoring forces then reverse the deformation. For example, sound waves propagate through air molecules that collide with their neighbors. When molecules collide, they also bounce off each other. This prevents the molecules from moving further in the direction of the wave;
– Electromagnetic waves do not require physical support. Instead, they consist of periodic oscillations of electric and magnetic fields originally created by charged particles, and therefore can move through a vacuum;
– Even gravitational waves do not require any support. These are distortions of space-time geometry that propagate.
These three types vary in wavelength and for mechanical waves include infrasound, sound and ultrasonic; and for electromagnetic waves, radio waves, microwaves, infrared radiation, visible light, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and gamma rays”.

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If we know the sound waves that resonate well in our ears, do we also know the other waves well? The ones we see, but especially the ones we don't see.

What is visible and invisible radiation – definition

“In general, electromagnetic radiation can be divided into a visible and an invisible part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Visible and invisible radiation
In general, electromagnetic radiation can be divided into a visible and an invisible part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Light is electromagnetic radiation in a specific part of the electromagnetic spectrum. The word generally refers to visible light, that is, the visible spectrum that is visible to the human eye. Visible light is generally defined as wavelengths in the range of 400 to 700 nanometers (nm).
Electromagnetic radiation in the visible light range consists of quanta (called photons), which are at the low end of energy and can cause electronic excitations within molecules, leading to changes in the bonding or chemistry of the molecule. Photons are classified based on their energies, from low-energy radio waves and infrared radiation to visible light to high-energy X-rays and gamma rays.
At the lower end of the visible light spectrum, electromagnetic radiation becomes invisible to humans (infrared) because the photons no longer have enough individual energy to cause a permanent molecular change (a conformational change) in the retinal vision molecule in the human retina See it.
“Invisible radiation
All electromagnetic radiation except visible light (a very narrow band) is invisible. Invisible radiation includes radio waves, infrared, UV, microwave and gamma radiation. In addition, alpha and beta radiation as well as “cathode rays” – all particle streams – are invisible.
It should be noted that no invisible radiation is completely invisible to the human eye. A related topic is visual phenomena of cosmic rays, in which astronauts can see flashes of light, likely due to the interaction of individual cosmic ray particles with their eyes. Researchers believe that these flashes, specifically observed by astronauts in space, are due to cosmic rays (high-energy charged particles outside Earth's atmosphere), although the exact mechanism is unknown.

Source: What is Visible and Invisible Radiation – Definition – January 9, 2020 by Nick Connor – /

There is a wealth of unknown waves and phenomena. However, if we cannot really explain them, some formalize before our eyes as extraordinary geometric results. In the immensity of the small format there are the figures of Chaldni.

Figure of Chaldni

“Chladni figures are geometric patterns formed by a powder on a vibrating plate. They are named after the German scholar Ernst Chladni.
Chladni numbers depend on the vibration frequency of the plate. They trace the nodal lines, i.e. the lines of the oscillation nodes where the standing waves are destructive and the amplitude is minimal. Each pattern corresponds to an excited eigenmode.
A horizontal plate is rigidly attached to a central support. It can be of different size, shape and thickness. Historically, the plates used by Chladni were made of metal, but many materials allow for the formation of clear and numerous patterns.
Once the plate is attached to the support, sand is placed on top and then vibrated, for example with an arc rubbed vertically over the edge of the plate. Under the excitation of the arc, the plate vibrates, and the sand moves from the zones of strong vibration to the zones where it is less strong or even zero (or antinodes and nodes of oscillation of the standing wave), thus forming the figures of Chladni. Current practice is to vibrate the plates with a detector vibrator.
In the case of the signaling vibrator, the central point is subject to movement, while the periphery of these plates is not subject to support. It is therefore free to vibrate.
When examining the same plate, the change in excitation frequency reveals various, increasingly complex figures corresponding to the vibration modes of that plate. You can reduce the vibration in certain places by placing a finger there, which will partially break the pattern. When changing the plate parameters (shape, size, thickness, etc.), new figures appear.
Depending on the properties of the plate and the way it vibrates, there is an (infinite) variety of patterns. In practice, however, we only observe 4 to 15 patterns per plate, because above a certain frequency the plate oscillates with too little amplitude to allow the grains to move, and then no pattern appears anymore.

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If we can generate sound waves that create figures out of sand, we can also look into the infinity of the sea and observe the phenomenon of waves.


“A wave is a deformation of the surface of a body of water, usually under the influence of the wind. At the interface of Earth's two main fluids, wind creates waves on the oceans, seas and lakes. These irregular movements continue to spread.” The surface of the water and are collectively known as swell. Other, less common phenomena are also the source of waves. Severe earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or meteorite impacts also produce waves that are called tsunamis or tidal waves. The tides also cause very specific waves, called tidal waves, which occur when the tidal wave encounters an opposing current and speed. Certain meteorological phenomena can be the cause of “meteorological tsunamis” (or meteorological tsunamis, the wave of which can have the same characteristics as that of a tidal tsunami). After all, ships are also sources of waves.
The steepest waves can break and create turbulence and ocean currents. These are gravitational waves whose restorative force is gravity: their development is determined by properties that waves have in common, such as reflection, refraction and diffraction.”

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Is a wave a wave or the result of a wave, a shock or something else? In fact, certainly a little bit of all of that. But this morphogenetic nature, where the form creates the effect and the effect in turn creates the form, makes the study of waves fascinating and infinite. Why do wines age faster in pyramid containers? For what ? No one can give an answer today, but the shapes created are often anything but chaotic.

The waves in the microcosm of cells or in the macrocosm of space are fascinating. Why certain waves pass through us without any noticeable immediate effects and why others bounce back or even influence us. There remains a whole field of research to be explored in order to enrich the base of our knowledge.

To conclude this overview of waves: gravitational waves, which produce magnificent harmonic images between stellar masses, black holes and other space phenomena.

Gravitational waves

“In physics, a gravitational wave, sometimes called a gravitational wave, is an oscillation in the curvature of space-time that propagates a large distance from its point of origin.
Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves in 1916: According to his just published general theory of relativity, just like electromagnetic waves (light, radio waves, X-rays, etc.), charged gravitational waves accelerated by particles would arise from accelerated masses and would propagate in a vacuum at the speed of light. However, the reality of gravitational waves has been widely discussed. Einstein changed his mind on the subject several times, questioning whether these waves actually had a physical existence or were a mathematical artifact resulting from the choice of a coordinate system. To decide and on this occasion conduct a new test of the general theory of relativity, only experimental research could remove the doubt. Efforts in this direction began in the 1960s with the production of the first Weber bars.
The existence of gravitational waves has been confirmed since 2016 thanks to a first observation on September 14, 2015. This observation opens a new field of large-scale observation of the universe, especially since gravitational waves are not stopped by matter. “

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If this is new in space science, it is not new in architecture or mathematics. The Fibonacci sequence we observe in the sky is the same as that used in architecture. With a human simplification called the Golden Ratio, regulated by the number ᴨ (Pi), which is inserted into the sequence in an infinite way.

In mathematics, the Fibonacci sequence is a series of integers in which each successive term is the sum of the previous two terms, starting with 0 and then 1. So the first ten terms that make it up are 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21 and 34. This simple logical sequence is considered the very first mathematical model in population dynamics.
But if this suite is so famous today, it is because it has an exponential growth rate that tends to the golden ratio, a ratio symbolized by “φ” and associated with many aesthetic qualities in our civilization. Its exact value is (1+√5)/2, with the first ten decimal places 1.6180339887… This ratio, considered one of the keys to universal harmony, is declined and transposed by geometric shapes such as the rectangle, the pentagon and the Triangle.

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Universal harmony, as the ancients called it, or one of the laws of the universe? Hard to know. I started this article with the question of whether everything is a wave and ended with the matter. It seems to me that it is a balance between the two. When matter is waves, our brains are not yet prepared to understand them rationally. Today we find it easier to understand the relationship between waves and matter than with music: perhaps one day material resonances will lead us to intangible considerations that will allow us to achieve a simple and fluid understanding of various topics such as the creation of the universe World.

Source image: Gravitational waves emitted by two black holes as they spiral into each other, shown in a simulation – Image credit: C. Henze/NASA Ames Research Center

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