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September 29, 2015 AT 7:00 am

Hypnotizing Kinetic Sculpture #ArtTuesday

David Roy’s kinetic sculptures will put you in a trance. via the science explorer

David C. Roy, a graduate in physics from Boston University, crafts stunning wood sculptures powered by various wind-up mechanisms — no need for electricity. His self-propelled works of art can run for anywhere from 5 to 18 hours, and his latest sculpture whirls around for a whopping 40 hours.

The motion and mechanics of kinetic sculptures are truly hypnotizing. In his work, Roy demonstrates the beauty and simplicity of physics.

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