Stirling Engine And Gyroscope Toy Bonanza

Posted: Jun 3 2005, 1:53am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 4:00pm CDT, in News | Hot Gadgets


Stirling Engine and Gyroscope Toy Bonanza
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There is actually a store just selling model engines and gyroscope related toys. features for instance a Sterling Engine model (photo). Stirling engines convert thermal energy into mechanical energy. These stirling engines take a temperature difference between the top and bottom plate and turn it into rotational energy, rotating the flywheel. Simply placing a cup of warm coffee/tea underneath is enough for it to work.
The Sterling Engine sells for $341.60.

Another cool Gyroscope gadget is the Japanese Gyro-Top. The Gyro-Top is produced since 1921. Outside diameter 2 and a half inches (63mm)and weighing approximately 4 ounces (100 grams).
The Gyro-Top sells for $18.61 on

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