[hackerspaces] "Inductance" - real or fake?

John de Largentaye john at largentaye.org
Mon May 23 19:06:09 CEST 2011

Awesome though it is, the balls are only animated:


Great inspiration for interesting projects though. Anybody want to
make a Kinect hack? :)

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 9:54 AM, dosman <dosman at packetsniffers.org> wrote:
> Saw this amazing video on a blog and am as intrigued by this as annoyed by
> the lack of details I've been able to find so far. I'm posting this here
> because it looks like a hackerspace built this project.
> Inductance:
> http://physaliastudio.com/f5-2011.html
> http://f5fest.com/2011/
> Physalia claims to do 3D animation but also appears to do physical hacks
> too, so I'm 50/50 as to whether this is a real device. It looks like they
> are varying the (weak) field of the electromagnet in the ball along with the
> the field in the ceiling coil. I'm not yet convinced this is possible.
> Thoughts?
> -dosman
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