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Just what is a gömböc anyway?

A gömböc is a convex body of uniform density with exactly two equilibria, one stable and one unstable. This month, a gömböc was donated to the Math Dept. by Gábor Domokos in a dedication was held at the Math Library. This gömböc, made of aluminum, is numbered 1865 in honor of Cornell’s founding.

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