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Thursday, September 03, 2009

A Gömböc is a strange thing. It looks like an egg with sharp edges, and when you put it down it starts wriggling and rolling around as if it were alive. Until quite recently, no-one knew whether Gömböcs even existed. Even now, Gábor Domokos, one of their discoverers, reckons that in some sense they barely exists at all. So what are Gömböcs and what makes them special?


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At 11:32 AM, Blogger Geekiac said...

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At 9:35 AM, Anonymous The Plus Team said...

Thank you! The problem's been fixed.

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