The Gomboc is the physical realization of a mathematical theorem: that a “mono-monostatic” object — one that has a single stable point of equilibrium, or balance — must exist. And so it does. No matter how you orient it, the Gomboc always rights itself, a bit like turtles and beetles.
Gomboc, € 1,000, by Gabor Domokos and Peter Varkonyi
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