These images were produced by a program I wrote based on a
remarkably simple algorithm. It has been noted, that some of
them do not look unlike photographs taken of deep space nebula,
interstellar clouds of gas and dust.
When we compare these images to random
graphics produced by the same method, we see they are significantly
more condensed, and visualize some order in the distribution.
All images are can
be clicked on !
You'll have to scroll down and right
on some of these images to see the prime data.
between these images and similar random images
Creating these images
Move a plotter around (up,down,left,right) based on a modulo of the
primes, and increment the colour value when a pixel is overwritten.
In more detail, here is some pseudo-code:
is a prime)
increment colour of pixel at position;
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