A Wheel Made From "Odd Matter" Rolls Uphill

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15 Jun 2022, 5:05 pm

https://www.quantamagazine.org/wheel-made-of-odd-matter-spontaneously-rolls-uphill-20220615/


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16 Jun 2022, 8:35 am

I read the article.  The device is made from ordinary baryonic matter.  It simulates undulatory motion, common to annelids and other worm-like creatures, but in a circular form.  No new physical principles have been discovered, and no old ones have been broken.



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19 Jun 2022, 1:31 am

Fnord wrote:
I read the article.  The device is made from ordinary baryonic matter.  It simulates undulatory motion, common to annelids and other worm-like creatures, but in a circular form.  No new physical principles have been discovered, and no old ones have been broken.


Wormlike creatures??? :pale: :eew:


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21 Jun 2022, 12:43 am

It's just plastic and motors linked in a vaguely circular lump. It can roll uphill and over bumps because the motors are being actively electrically powered - it's not getting free energy from nowhere or anything.