2013–2014

Science of Toys

Applied Mathematics/Physics/Engineering/Art

The research partner will assist photographing and filming toys as well as creating web resources, helping to design and manufacture durable models of toys. A good aesthetic sense and an elegant sense of humor are essential.

I have invented/collected/studied many entertaining and scientifically interesting toys. The project is to make them permanent and widely available. It needs technical assistance with the specific skills listed.

The student will enjoy the toys themselves, will get exposure to modeling surprising phenomena of daily life, and may pick up useful hints in public communication of science.