Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Pizza tossing art unlocks secrets of tiny motors

Yes, this is very cool. Read about it here.

You can also watch Mario doing it during our last party: He is a pro!

Here is a secret of pizza tossing:

"In brief, if you toss a pizza dough one toss at a time -- that is, if you toss then catch -- your hands should move in a helical fashion, like they are moving along a spiral, a curved line laid along a cylinder," Associate Professor Friend said.

"If you are tossing the pizza continuously, not stopping to catch it and stop every time, then your hands should move in circles."