Image of the day: Disney creates spinning tops with 3D printing

Image of the day: Disney creates spinning tops with 3D printing

Source: Disney Research

Have you ever looked at something in your house and thought, “Hey, I wish that would spin like a top?” Well, you’re in luck, because Disney Research has mastered physics, and 3D printing, to make that a reality.

Basically, what Disney discovered is that the secret is controlling how¬†weight evenly throughout an object. This gives control over that object’s center of gravity.

Source: Disney Research

Author: Robin Burks

Robin Burks is the author of Zeus, Inc. and The Curse of Hekate, as well as the owner of FanGirlConfessions.com. When she's not writing about geek culture, science or technology, she's usually watching Doctor Who or playing video games. She also occasionally speaks French, but not very well.

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