hands-on

Physical Exhibits / Hands On

Hands-on exhibits are sculptures, puzzles, games, paper craft, interactive physical exhibits, etc. – all exhibits that are mainly physical. Here you will find technical drawings and requirements for building them.

This 3D print shows the Lawson surface which is the only known example of a minimal surface of genus 2, i. e., with 2 holes, in the 3-dimensional sphere....

This is the 3d-data for the 3d-printing of four small math sculptures, whose shape is described by precise mathematical formulas. All four represent classical mathematical curves or surfaces,...

C. F. Gauss (1777-1855) showed that it is impossible to preserve all ratios of distances when drawing a planar map of a region of the...

Have you already remarked that the middle of the day (or solar noon) is not always at the same time on your watch? The sunset is sooner on December 10 than at the winter solstice. If you observe...

From the inner core to the surface the Earth temperature decreases. This induces convection movements in the Earth’s mantle. The warmer magma moves closer to the surface where it cools down. It...

Telecommunications, navigation, meterorology, etc., but also cell phones, GPS, Internet, provide numerous reasons to install satellites orbiting around the Earth. For...