Photo Gallery: When Artists Take Over the Science Fair

By Eliza Strickland | June 11, 2010 3:32 pm
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The drawing robots need little explanation: Bots that draw, how cool is that?

At the fair, artist and inspired tinkerer Samwell Freeman took up a controller with the warning, “This bot’s a little tentative.” Then he gave a demo of how to angle the controller to drive the remote-control bot forward, back, left, and right (the controller packs an accelerometer, just like an iPhone or a Wii controller). The bot is outfitted with a felt pen, and the press of a button on the controller lowers the pen’s tip to the paper. Soon Freeman’s bot was tracing wide green circles on the paper, tentative no more.

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  • http://ranggaw0636.student.ipb.ac.id/ ranggaw0636

    Hmmm, i wonder what they will show in this kind of science art fair LOL

  • Kilzane

    Best science fair I could think of ever attending! Wish I could have made it. This would have been a great exhibit plus good hands on fun!

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