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Monday, January 3, 2011

Really Cool: Interactive Art Lets You See How Suns Are Made [Video] | Co.Design


"Created by Berlin-based interactive agency The Product, SOL makes learning about solar fusion into a playful, touchable experience.
If you want to get a close-up look at a miniature sun on earth, the only place to go is the experimental ITER fusion reactor site in France. But if you're an ordinary civilian who's willing to settle for immersive interactive art instead of the real thing, the SOL installation by Berlin-based agency The Product might be a better bet. Visitors can enter a reactor-core-like structure and fuse solar protons using their bare hands -- no security clearance or radiation suit required..."

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