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Article: Watch Yaroslav's trajectoids rolling down pre-programmed, periodic paths


A team of scientists designed an algorithm that programs 3D objects of arbitrary shapes, so-called trajectoids, to roll along pre-determined, periodic paths. 


Watch a short video on fascinating trajectoids here


This work was featured on the cover of Nature and may find application to robotics and quantum physics. 


Read more on this in Nature's News & Views article here. 


Read the original article here. 


Solid-body trajectoids shaped to roll along desired pathways.

Yaroslav I. Sobolev, Ruoyu Dong, Tsvi Tlusty, Jean-Pierre Eckmann, Steve Granick & Bartosz A. Grzybowski. 

Nature 620, 310 -315 (2023).














Posted on August 16, 2023



Prof. Grzybowski gave plenary lecture at IUPAC's Connecting Chemical Worlds conference 


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