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This 1-ton monolithic sculpture can be moved with a single finger

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 04, 2015 01:04 AM
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by Katie Medlock last modified Dec 03, 2015

A 2,000 pound sculpture, designed by students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was inspired by millennia-old ancient civilizations who built massive monuments that still mesmerize today. The McKnelly Megalith can be rotated, dragged, and even pulled upright with minimal effort. The engineering behind the structure sheds some light on how mathematics and cunning can lead to incredible feats. The student team was led by Brandon Clifford, of US-based Matter Design studio, and...






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