Purdue Team Makes World Record

.

Purdue Team Makes World Record

As per reports, it has been revealed that the Purdue Society of Professional Engineers team has made yet another world record by making largest Rube Goldberg machine. The team has broken its own previous record to set up a new record.

The new machine has 300 steps and it was able to complete two rounds with human interventions. The machine is made to do a simple task of blowing up and popping a balloon. The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) Rube Goldberg Team was also the ones, which created last world record by making the largest functional Rube Goldberg machine.

The only difference between the two is that former machine had 244 steps and the current machine has 300 steps. One more difference between the two was that the machine had music also and the music continues till the time machine is on the run.

The song which the team played during their presentation at the Guinness World Records was a famous number of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. Team members said that they have done a lot of hard work on the machine and have spent more than 5,000 hours in order to construct the machine.

They further affirmed that they studied the competition’s 25 year record and accordingly worked on the machine. They included everything from peeling an apple, taking out juices and toasting breads and sharpening pencils.

"My rule is to tell an intricate story and make people laugh, and have people sit down and go, 'Wow!'" he told Wired. "Since it was the [competition's] 25th anniversary, I thought, 'Why don't we have a machine that does it all?” said one of the team members.

In addition, it has also been found that Guinness World Records also recognized the largest espresso machine, which was, 3.27 m tall and 2.48 m wide and 3.07 m long.


Latest News

Fourth Corner Credit Union’s Bid for Permission to go Into Business Rejected
Nebraska Gov. Ricketts and Lt. Gov. Foley to Traveling to Japan in Trade Mission
Fennica , the Icebreaker Leaves for Arctic Waters as Portland Police Remove Prot
PPIC’s Poll Reveals Californians Divided in Opinion on Climate Change Impacting
Chairman Says the Boeing Company May have to Move Some Operations Overseas if Ex
Facebook Second Quarter Earnings Surpass Analysts’ Expectations but Growing Expe
Overcharging Scandal Takes a Toll on Whole Foods Earnings
Yelp Trims Third Quarter Earnings Forecast Also Announces Departure of Its Chair
Solvay, the Belgian Chemical Group to Acquire U.S. Cytec for $5.5 billion
Reports Say Amazon Suggests Dividing Airspace into Zones for Delivery Drones
Federal Reserve Expected to Stay Focused on Rate Hike Plan in September
Oil Prices Drop Near Four-Month Low as Supply Glut and Chinese Economy Increases