Usually on Call Me Stormy, we dwell on the mundane and the profane. Today, we’ll get a little more profound and metaphysical. The cornerstone for our inquiry: A probing lecture by Stephen Hawking questioning the origins of life and the universe. But as a segue to Hawking, we present Cristobal Vila’s paean to the eternal light.
The M.C. Escher-inspired artist, based in Zaragoza, Spain, creates short puzzlebox movies using 3-D graphics to illustrate nature and the world at large, stretching out well beyond our solar system. You might remember him from his work Nature by Numbers, which went quite viral. Here’s his latest effort, with accompanying music by Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson. H/T Kuriositas