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### Generating Doyle spiral painting

TL;DR Yes, this can be done! If you read the article "Hexagonal circle packings and Doyle spirals" by Leys, you will see that for a choice p and ...
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### Why is raytracing so slow?

Update: Extended to Include 3D Shapes I have extended the workflow to include using 3D shapes including an imported 3D CAD object at the end of this answer. Original Post Here is a slight ...
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### Can Mathematica solve Plateau's problem (finding a minimal surface with specified boundary)?

Here is a method that utilizes $H^1$-gradient flows. This is far quicker than the $L^2$-gradient flow (a.k.a. mean curvature flow) or using FindMinimum and friends, ...

### Why is raytracing so slow?

EDIT 01: The original code had an issue when the angle of the ray is counterclockwise from the normal of the circle, which I didn't catch. The code should be correct now, I think. ...
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### Creating the Yin Yang symbol with minimal code

Unicode: \:262F (* ☯ *) For post-processing at higher resolution, we can rasterize this character to arbitrary pixel counts: ...
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### Creating the Yin Yang symbol with minimal code

d = {#, 0} ~ Disk ~ ##2 &; Graphics@{d[4, 8, {0, π}], 8~d~4, {White, 0~d~4, d@8}, d@0, Circle @@ 4~d~8} ...
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### How to make a Spherical Cow?

Get cow as a mesh region: cow = ExampleData[{"Geometry3D", "Cow"}, "MeshRegion"]; Take coordinates of 0 cells: ...
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