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#1 2009-07-12 08:01:37

JaneFairfax
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Gömböc

Invented by Gábor Domokos and Peter Várkonyi.

[align=center]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCAg5_vHFmI[/align]


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#2 2009-07-12 11:08:09

MathsIsFun
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Re: Gömböc

Very entertaining.


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#3 2009-07-12 12:45:28

mathsyperson
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Re: Gömböc

I like how it stabilises itself completely on one axis before moving on to the next one.
Not sure how that works, but it's fun to watch. smile


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