All Blog Posts Tagged 'Orrery' (1)

Mesmerizing GIFs of a Mechanical Model of the Solar System



Designer Ken Condal built a mesmerizing orrery (mechanical model of the solar system) with multiple handcrafted gears, wooden and acrylic spheres, and the mechanical engineering help of David Clark. Like a tiny kinetic sculpture, the structure takes motion through a carefully constructed system of gears, which are activated through a winding lever at the bottom.

The multilayered orrery includes…

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Added by Pinar on February 17, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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