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dc.contributor.authorMoon, Francis C.
dc.description.abstractThis is lecture, given in spring 1996 as part of Prof. James McConkey’s cross-disciplinary course on Mind and Memory. Prof. Frank Moon presents a lecture/demonstration on his pioneering work on magnetic levitation of trains utilizing superconductors, his extensive research in chaos and nonlinear vibrations and his passion for sculpturing using several media. He connects these disparate interests by the connecting framework of twelve steps in the creative process:en_US
dc.description.abstractI. History - Memory – What went before?
dc.description.abstractII. Learning Skills – Practice and patience
dc.description.abstractIII. The Quest – A vague vision or goal
dc.description.abstractIV. Gathering Facts and Ideas
dc.description.abstractV. The Struggle – Passion, discipline, order
dc.description.abstractVI. Serendipity – Some chance or chaos
dc.description.abstractVII. Cross Stimuli - Many projects are good
dc.description.abstractVIII. Sweating the Details – Boring!
dc.description.abstractIX. Recognizing Quality – When is it done?
dc.description.abstractX. Presentation - Selling, offering the work
dc.description.abstractXI. Once Is Not Enough – Entropy lives
dc.description.abstractXII. Pass It On – Teach another, memory again!
dc.description.abstractProfessor James McConkey's course , which was open to the public, had weekly guests from the various disciplines in the arts and sciences, faculty members and others who discussed the process underlying their research, or their work as creative or performing artists.
dc.description.abstractRunning Time: 78 minutes
dc.publisherInternet-First University Pressen_US
dc.subjectNonlinear Vibrationsen_US
dc.subjectMagnet levitationen_US
dc.titleChaos, Levitation and Sculpture: Overlapping Circles of Creativityen_US
dc.typevideo/moving imageen_US

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