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Ralf Sander's World Saving Machine Uses Solar Energy to Create Ice!

by , 08/06/13

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The World Saving Machine III is an incredible sculpture that transforms solar energy into ice – literally, as well as (on a larger scale) metaphorically. The project was installed at the Seoul Museum of Art in 2009, and it used solar energy during the hot Korean summer to make snow fall inside the museum’s café. Designed by artist Ralf Sander, the World Saving Machine explores the ability of science and innovation to change the world and seeks to spur public discourse about societal problems.

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