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Rube Goldberg Machine Contest 2012

Images from the annual Argonne-sponsored Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, held every year in March at Chicago's Navy Pier. Area high schools compete to build a complex machine, comprising over 20 steps, to perform a simple task.

 

“Rube Goldberg” is a registered trademark and copyright of Rube Goldberg, Inc.

 

Photo by George Joch

 

Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.

 

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Taken on June 14, 2009