An international network of/for intelligent organisms
This is a 3D printed template for cutting an 85mm disc to sit in the bottom of a Petri dish.
STL for this is on Thingiverse : https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5047067
Added by AndyGadget on October 29, 2021 at 17:30 — 1 Comment
Still work to do on getting the best from the camera. Exposure is unstable (yes, auto-exposure is off) and I can probably get better quality from it, but tweaking is the fun part. The video was taken at 1 minute intervals over a day and a half.
As for the Physarum, I was trying watercolour art paper which is fairly absorbent if soaked but suspect there is something in there that the slime doesn't like as it's developing much more slowly than a slime growing on kitchen tissue in a…Continue
Added by AndyGadget on October 28, 2021 at 21:00 — No Comments
I'm looking to keep my slime mould experimentations in a cupboard so designed and 3D printed a compact time-lapse rig using a microcontroller camera (ESP32-CAM). Only goes to 1600x1200 pixels and quality isn't great so doesn't stand too much magnification, but fine for watching the overall growth patterns of the slimy beast. …Continue
Added by AndyGadget on October 28, 2021 at 20:46 — No Comments
I rehydrated Maizie on Thursday and she's already trying to escape to pastures new.
(OK, I know they have over 700 sexes or whatever, but it's a she :¬)
Added by AndyGadget on October 24, 2021 at 20:46 — No Comments
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