Weird / Interesing science related objects

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I've seen the recent threads on this subforum about favorite songs,what you've learned,lame jokes........so,I decided to start a similar one.

What are some of the weirdest science-related objects you've seen?

If you posted a picture, please make sure it has no copyright issues and use a spoiler tag after the picture so everyone can guess what it is:wink:
 

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The wierdest science related things (atleast to me) and are gravity lamps.
Works just like a cuckoo clock...but with rocks or heavy bag with dirty clothes !...funny yet ingenious ! I find it wierd...i dunno why.
 
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I've posted this picture before in an EE thread on camoflage antennas. It's a cell phone tower in Santa Clara, CA. No really, it is! :smile:

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The first Cambridge sky survey, of astronomical radio sources, used a telescope with a lot of horizontally strung wires at about neck height in a field. The grass needed to be cut short so as not to interfere with the reception, but the neck height wires were a problem for that. So they released sheep into the field. So the sheep were an integral part of the functioning of the telescope...
 
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