News: Möbius Pasta + Jell-O Jigglin' at 6200 FPS

Möbius Pasta + Jell-O Jigglin' at 6200 FPS

Food is the meeting place of left and right brainers: Culinary arts call for creativity, but is also deeply rooted in the What, Why and How of basic science—baking powder vs. baking soda, the rising of dough, the falling of a cake, etc. Below, two plays on left brain principles—the Möbius strip and the law of gravity—both executed with right brain flair.

Pasta x Math = Möbius Strip Cuisine

Who wants boring pasta loops once you've had Steve Kass' Möbius pasta? 

Möbius Pasta + Jell-O Jigglin' at 6200 FPS

(A Möbius strip is a mathematical property that identifies a surface with "only one side and only one boundary component"—read more here. Translation: An endless loop that half-twists either clockwise or counterclockwise.)

Mathematicians, scientists and geeks unite: Whip up some homemade pasta, cut each loop, twist and re-attach. Yum.

Möbius Pasta + Jell-O Jigglin' at 6200 FPS

Möbius Pasta + Jell-O Jigglin' at 6200 FPS

Gelatin x Gravity = 6200 FPS Jell-O Porn

The God of food science, Nathan Myhrvold (former CTO of Microsoft and creator of the ultimate food geek 2,438-page bible, Modernist Cuisine) drops gelatin cubes onto a solid surface in super slo-mo.

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Sorry, but what does FPS stand for? I keep thinking Frames per Second and if that's so then that pasta is warping space-time or something to be that fast.

frames per second; refers to the jell-o

Totally missed that lol.

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