Friday, October 7, 2011

Water Makes the Sphere Go Round

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Houston is the home to two of Josef Kusser designed Kugel Balls, one at the Museum of Natural Science and this one in Hermann Park. The 3-ton sphere of polished flamingo red granite sits perfectly balanced and floats and spins on a thin film of water, without belts, pulleys or wheels.

Art and physics combined.

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