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Scientists Have Created a Chair That Assembles Itself

by Gabriel Reilich

February 20, 2015

The individual parts of this chair come together to form a cohesive whole on their own. According to the Self Assembly Lab at MIT,

“Fluid Assembly is part of a series of investigations by MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab looking at autonomous assembly in complex and uncontrolled environments (water, air, space etc). In this experiment a number of components are released into a tank of turbulent water.”

Sure, self organization seems exciting now, but when those self assembling terminators come, it might be a different story.

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Scientists Have Created a Chair That Assembles Itself