This video of sand will blow your mind

Posted on: 2:44 pm, June 7, 2013, by

This is the Chladni plate experiment, as performed by YouTube science-and-illusion wizard Brusspup.

When the plate vibrates at a steady frequency, the particles on its surface arrange into a beautiful pattern.

The sand grains arrange themselves along what are called ‘nodal lines’ – narrow curves of motionless calm that criss-cross the otherwise vibrating surface.