Skip over navigation

Mindhut

There Were Six Foot Tall Robot Thumbs at The Maker Faire!

By Becky Ferreira Oct 4, 2012

12 of 13

The indoor exhibits at the Maker Faire were equally popular. This futuristic looking device is a ferrofluid magnetoscope made by engineer Michael Flynn. Users can create complex shapes out of this viscous fluid using magnetism. For a close-up demonstration, check out this video.

Tags: inventions, science, slideshows, life, space, nasa, space travel

Write your own comment!


About the Author
Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

Wanna contact a writer or editor? Email contribute@sparknotes.com.