Wonky shapes can be made to roll infinitely along a specific path of your choice using an algorithm.

February 6, 2024
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Wonky shapes can be made to roll infinitely along a specific path of your choice using an algorithm.

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Objects called trajectoids can be 3D printed to match a path so they can roll down it forever – and simulating this could help model how the spin of quantum bits will change over time

Originally published on August 14th, 2023.

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