Animated Sinusoidal Cardiods

I think I just made up a thing. Usually when I think that, it just means fewer than a few hundred people have thought about it before me, so who knows. Let’s start with cardioids. A cardioid is a heart-shaped curve. One way to create a cardiod is to roll a circle around another circle of the same size, tracing the path of a single point on the moving circle. Like so: I discovered another neat way to create a cardioid while checking out the math art challenge. #MathArtChallenge Day 7: Cardioids! In this method, you divide a circle into an

Continue reading