Intricate Patterns Created by Sound

The man in the video is placing couscous on a metal sheet called a Chladni Plate. He uses the bow of a violin to strum the plate at different pitches. The sound waves from each pitch create invisible patterns that vibrate through the plate. With the addition of the couscous, we get a glimpse into what those patterns form.

Enjoy! Let us know what you think in the comment below.