Art

Gravity-defying sculpture inspired by the sun, the earth, the moon: Tom Shannon on TED.com

Posted by: Matthew Trost

Tom Shannon http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/tom_shannon_s_magnetic_sculpture.html

“>shows off his gravity-defying, otherworldly sculpture — made of simple, earthly materials — that floats and spins like planets on magnets and suspension wire. (Recorded at TED2003, February 2003, in Monterey, California. Duration: 11:55.)

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