Globe Saturnesold by Cité des sciences et de l'industrie Museum
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie
The MOVA Globe turns peacefully and silently using only the energy of the light and strength of the magnetic field of the earth.
MOVA Globe a globe inside which rotates and is contained in an outer envelope, which does not rotate, transparent acrylic.
The thin space between the inner world and the outer shell is filled with a perfectly clear fluid which supports the inner globe.
Graphic features on the internal surface of the globe are magnified and appear to be on the surface of the outer shell providing the optical illusion that the outer shell is actually moving.
A drive carefully designed and effective in the internal globe rotates. This mechanism comprises solar cells and a magnetic element which reacts with the magnetic field of the Earth.
- Technical specification
Measures 4.5 inches in diameter, fitting in the palm of your hand; slightly larger than a softball.
After base assembly, measures approximately 7 inches in height and weighs 4 pounds