The Birth Of Matter

February 2007
gum bichromate print 11x7 inches
Method: free-form
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Particles of matter seem to appear from a foamy froth of energy in particle accelerator experiments. All of the matter we can see popped into existence from this “quantum foam” during the initial moments of the big bang. This photograph is of soap bubbles illuminated with a flashlight and printed in negative tones.