It's funny. When I first saw this sculpture, I imagined the moving pieces to be a single T-shaped piece sort of twirling around the top of that lambda shaped base. But that was just optical delusion on my part. In reality this scupture is two moving pieces: two sticks. The first stick is pinned to a bearing at the vertex of the lambda shaped base, and the second stick is pinned to a bearing on one side of the first stick. So the motion of the sticks is pretty much confined to a 2D plane. Essentially this sculpture is two pendulums stuck together, a.
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Introduction: Iron Man 2 Swinging Sticks Aka Double Pendulum
A little bit of searching turned them up for sale. Instead I set out to make my own version. Unfortunately, the one for sale runs on batteries, so this is not an exact replica of it. This is more like a modified double pendulum.
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Ever since a swinging sticks kinetic sculpture was featured in the movie Ironman II, they have become very popular. Quiet, entertaining and attractive, they're a great way to introduce a little life into an otherwise dull room. Because they are so popular, many people are beginning to ask, "How do they work? The fact that they require four AA batteries suggests that there is a magnet in the base that keeps the primary pendulum moving.