Ferrofluid Magnetoscope

Users control magnets to achieve beautifully flowing liquid structures.
Videos show it in action and explain the principles that make it work:
- Fun Exhibits YouTube page
- Ferrofluid: How it works
- How Atom Smashers Work

Video: Magnetoscope at Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago

This exhibit has been purchased by these museums and science centers:

The Magnetoscope has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including:

  • Edinburgh International Science Festival, Royal Botanical Gardens, Scotland
  • Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
  • Bergamo Scienza Festival, Bergamo, Italy
  • University of Richmond, Harnet Museum of Art, Richmond, VA
  • 2011 & 2010 World Maker Faire, New York City (Awarded Blue Ribbons)
  • 2011 & 2010 Detroit Maker Faire, Detroit, MI (Awarded Blue Ribbons)
  • Art Prize, 2010, Grand Rapids, MI (voted into Top 50 exhibits of 2,050 artists)
  • 2008 Bay Area Maker Faire

Press coverage for the Magnetoscope:

 

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Magnetoscope at Edinburgh International Science Festival as part of the exhibit, “Atomise!”