How The Technion Does A Menorah Lighting

Tags: Science and Technology, Chanukah, Music

By Adam Chandler, Tablet Magazine
November 26, 2013

While it may only take the span of one Maccabeats video to feel good about yourself, it only takes seconds of this Technion video to make you question everything.

This is unbelievable.

Technion students Eyal Cohen and Tomer Wassermann from the Mechanical Engineering faculty and Matan Orian and Dvir Dukhan of Industrial Engineering and Management take on the challenge to build a Rube Goldberg machine that lights the Chanukah menorah.

A Rube Goldberg machine is a deliberately over-engineered or overdone machine that performs a very simple task in a very complex fashion, usually including a chain reaction.

Hanukkah is the holiday of miracles and here is another one.

First: WATCH BEHIND THE SCENES (the making of the film):

Prepare to be amazed!


And, of course, Happy Hanukkah!

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Tags: Science and Technology, Chanukah, Music