Science Museum Impossible Balancer

Code: A59WH

  • An amazing, gravity defying, balancing challenge
  • Spins and then flips to spin on its stalk
  • Sound changes as it flips onto its end

Product details

Science Museum Impossible Balancer

• An amazing, gravity defying, balancing challenge
• Spins and then flips to spin on its stalk
• Sound changes as it flips onto its end

What is the Impossible Balancer?
The Impossible Balancer is precision machined from one solid block of aluminium. It is highly polished and long spinning. This simple top has baffled physicists for years. It won’t stand on its stem, but will flip over onto it once spinning.

How does the Impossible Balancer work?
Pick the Impossible Balancer up by its stalk and spin it with your thumb and fingers. It will start tipping from side to side, until it eventually reaches a point where it flips over the other way up, and starts spinning on its stalk. When used on a very polished surface – like a mirror – it will spin for minutes on end. Make sure you listen out for the change in sound as it flips from one end to the other.



Specification
Brand Science Museum
Licensed Yes
Recommended Age 8+
Minimum Age 3+
Power Requirements N/A
Package Width 40 mm
Package Depth 80 mm
Package Height 80 mm
Package Weight 40 g
Warranty 12 months
Package Contents
1x Impossible Balancer
User Manual

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A59WH Science Museum Impossible Balancer (1+) £6.99

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