Tuesday, April 16, 2013

I love the magnificent magnetic mush



There have been a couple of videos of magnetic putty floating around on the net recently.  I think this is my favorite.  It shows items being devoured by a special putty with magnetic properties in significant detail.  I think of it as four minutes of alien digestion.  Sounds gross I suppose, but it's quite cool actually.  It makes me wonder if, over time, this putty will form itself to match the magnetic field around a strong magnet.  We've played with ferrofluids, but this oozy, gooey putty seems like a whole different kind of fun.