About the ‘linearity’ of time and its alternatives

I see the core sample as offering a number of formats. The first is the linear whole of the core sample.

DSCF0131 SoundingsCore_Xray

Then there is the slice through a part of the core which provides a disc format.

Then, within the slice there is disjointed text, images and possibly music notation (if a set of music encyclopaedias or a stack of sheet music was cored).

Below is a music box disc – a precursor to the juke-box

MusicBoxDisc_front MusicBoxDisc_back V02

It reminds me of X-ray crystallography images such as this:

x_ray_crystallography03

 

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