The pile of props and artifacts from past Ig Nobel Prize Ceremonies has grown into a remarkable collection (several people have remarked on it). Some items sit on a shelf, but others must be worn and used, if they are to be meaningful. For instance, audiences who tuned in early to the 2016 ceremony, saw […]
The whirligig shown here depicts Sir Isaac Newton’s epiphany regarding gravity in animated wind-powered 3-dimensional form. So says the Automata / Automaton blog about the machine built by Ben Thal.