This drawing represents light traveling through two small slits and interfering with itself. To see this in reality, stand on a bridge and look down at waves of water interfering with itself as the columns supporting the bridge block the water at some points making the wave travel around the columns and the new waves collide. If you have a camera, take a picture of it and compare it to this drawing. It will be identical (or close depending on how far apart the columns are).
Light travels as a particle (when it's being observed) and as a wave (when it's not being observed). This has been one of the beautiful mysteries of light. Since all energy travels through the quantum (I believe a Planck lattice structure). Then light does indeed...
Jason D. Padgett is a number theorist with Acquired Savant Syndrome from Anchorage Alaska, currently living in Tacoma Washington. He was a struggling futon salesman for decades until a tramatic event changed the path of his life forever and started his art and math career.
His art has been displayed in People Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Popular Science, Wired, CBS This Morning with Gale King, The London Times NBC, CBS, FOX news, the hit show Perception, at Oxford University, ABOMB Bakehouse at Art Basel Miami Beach, books, Music albums and tv programs in over 60 countries.. More about his work and news stories etc can be found on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StruckbyGenius
His book came out April 22nd 2014....
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