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.

Have you already tried to reach a target when you are moving to the right? You need to aim at the left of the target if you wish to reach it. Same thing if the target is moving slower than you....

Solitons are solitary waves observed for the first time by the Scottish mathematician and engineer J. S. Russell in 1834. Solitons travel...

How many satellites orbiting around the Earth are needed to compute exactly one’s position at each instant?
The GPS system uses a set of satellites (at least 24)...

Using the anomalies in the propagation of seismic waves detected by analysing seismic data recorded by seismographs around the world, the Danish mathematician Inge Lehmann showed in 1936 that the...

Global warming causes the expansion of oceans and the melting of glaciers.

Simulation software like ”Flood map”, based on elevation data coming from satellite radars allows to compute the...

In the 60’s, it was noticed that the geometry of rocky coasts is also fractal: this means that, when zooming on a photo, whatever the zoom, we see new details appearing that have the same...