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Blog | Troposcope: A kinetic skill toy | Control multiple pendulums and put an atom – a cosmos – at the tips of your fingers

TROPOSCOPE Video, as requested.

Here’s a short look at Troposcope, with the added benefit of slow-motion.  Many of you have asked me for video and I know this will help with getting to know the toy.  Thank you for your insistence, persistence, and support!

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Video from 2 years ago

I’m working on getting some high-speed video together.  In the interim, here’s one shot two years ago with a prototype from development days. Watch it full speed, and then again at half speed to get a better look at the motion.  I promise, there’s more to come!

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Learn all that with Troposcope?

Absolutely! I have no doubt that you will learn things about The Body, Physics, Cosmology, and The Psyche just by playing with Troposcope and by paying attention to your own insights and curiosity.  As this blog develops, I’ll add posts regularly and deal with each of these subjects in more detail. Here’s a glimpse of […]

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Troposcope OS?

Troposcope OS is the name I’ve chosen for this blog for the reasons outlined below: Think of it as Troposcope Operating System in posts in which I clarify users’ issues with operating the toy and where I outline more advanced techniques not covered in the user’s instruction sheet. Think of it as Troposcope Origin Story in posts in which I explain what […]

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Hello world!

After years with the same placeholder website, I finally decided 2016 was the year to invest in updating this thing’s look and feel – much as I’ve done with the toy itself and the instruction sheet. Special thanks to Natalie McGuire Design for the new site design!

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