Architect and MIT fellow Skylar Tibbits has teamed up with molecular scientist Arthur Olson to create a huge spinning device that demonstrates how particles can be attracted to one another when they move and come into contact, usually resulting in the creation of larger and more complex structures. This movie by Karen Eng shows the model, named the Self-Assembly Line, in motion.

The project was presented at the TED2012 Conference in Long Beach, California.

Project Team: Martin Seymour, Andrew Manto, Erioseto Hendranata, Justin Gallagher, Laura Salazar, Veronica Emig

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