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The invention of Gömböc is the culmination of a long process of mathematical research and Maple, the mathematical computation engine from Maplesoft, played an important role in its discovery. The yet-undiscovered shape was known to be a convex mono-monostatic object — a three-dimensional object, which because of its geometry had only one possible way to balance upright.
At the University of Waterloo, Willem Petersen, a researcher in the Motion Research Group, is working with John McPhee, Professor of Systems Design Engineering, and the CSA, to develop a high-fidelity planetary rover wheel model to understand the interaction between rover locomotion and soft terrain.