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The Story of the Gömböc (2009) (maths.org)
28 points by mhb 6 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 6 comments



There is a Gömböc statue in Budapest: http://www.gomboc.eu/en/site.php?inc=&menuId=12&hirId=79



My wife got me a gomboc for Christmas a few years ago. It's actually surprising how simple the shape is.


Do you know where she got it? I could only find them for sale for over 100 euros


Indeed she got it for that price.


This reminds me of plum dumplings - and they are called gomboc in Hungarian. My late grandmother used to make those, and they were fantastic! Its not served as sweets, more as a main dish. Not that this has anything to do with mathematical objects and points of equilibrium :)




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