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Machine with Concrete

Machine with Concrete
Movement is reduced to stillness, given an astronomical gear ratio.

Legendary kinetic and mechanical sculptor Arthur Ganson has lent us one of his simplest and most potent works. A motor is connected to a block of concrete via a simple system of gears. The final gear, embedded in concrete, is set up to make one revolution once every 13.7 billion years, yet the machine whirs uninterrupted.