The Physics of Osmos Contest

Welcome to the Physics of Osmos Contest!

You are invited to explore the endless physics embedded within the beautiful game Osmos.
Create a one-minute video illustrating the physics concept that you discover in the game. The top entry will win a $500 gift card to The top three runners up will also receive prizes.

To submit your entry, follow the instructions below.

  • Download and install the Osmos free demo. (Or purchase Osmos from the App Store.)

  • Experiment with your gameplay to illustrate physics concepts using Osmos as your virtual lab.

  • Review the official contest rules

  • Create a video illustrating a physics concept.
    (If you want to record your screen, try Jing or ScreenChomp)

  • Upload your video to YouTube, Vimeo, or

  • Complete the submission form by 11:59 PM PST. January 2, 2012. (Deadline extended.)

Winners will be announced on January 4, 2012.


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