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Rube Goldberg Machine Pops Balloon In 300 Steps

April 10, 2012

Some of you have asked me “What can we create that is meaningful?” Who said it had to be meaningful…maybe it could just be fun. This Purdue University team set a new record for creating the most complicated machine to do a simple task. You can read the full story here on Wired.

Photo: The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers team members at work on their Rube Goldberg machine. Photo: Purdue University/Andrew Hancock