Blindfold Balancing in the Spinning Space Chair

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Shared March 25, 2019

The Multi-Axes Rotation and Tilt Device (MART) is used for spatial orientation experiments: it's a chair balanced on a metaphorical knife-edge, powered by precise and fast motors. And my job was to not fall over.

More about the Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Laboratory:
More about the MART:
More about Vivek's research:

3D printed movement sculptures by Sacha Panic, Ian Roy, Alberto Pierobon and Vivekanand Pandey Vimal

Edited by Michelle Martin (@mrsmmartin)
Audio mix by Graham Haerther
Thanks to Jordan Harrod for the title!

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