Electromagnetic Sculptures Generated by a Particle Accelerator

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54-year-old Todd Johnson knows a thing or two about lightning speed. For the past six years, the Illinois-based artist has been creating “shockfossils,” 2D and 3D sculptures generated by a particle accelerator, a device that uses electromagnetic fields to propel electrically-charged particles to high speeds.

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