They’re building functional pinball machines. With spring-loaded launchers; working flippers; and lighted, strategically placed bumpers.
As an enviable senior design project at Kennesaw State University, students Tyler Gragg, Kevin Kamperman, Cody Meier, and Omar Salazar Lima created their own autonomous pinball machine.
How do pinball machine solenoids work?
Exploring the physics of pinball at the Chabot Space & Science Center – Local: In Oaklandhttp://blog.sfgate.com/inoakland/2017/10/03/exploring-the-physics-of-pinball-at-the-chabot-space-science-center/Melissa Harmon, a co-curator for the Pacific Pinball Museum, stood in the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland, smiling as she talked about teaching children using one of the world’s oldest…