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Baryshnibot: Ballerina Physicist Invents Ideal Dance Partner For Quarantine

A few weeks after the lockdown started back in March, Merritt Moore — who danced with ballet companies in Oslo, London and Boston before getting a Ph.D. in physics from Oxford — hit on the idea of using a robot as a partner for dance training while in isolation. So she ordered an industrial model and started programming it to do 15-second ballets with her for TikTok and Instagram. The pair has since racked up about 15 million views. (And yes, the machine’s name, which was crowdsourced, is Barys...
Tags: Art, Boston, Dance, Oxford, Oslo London, Merritt Moore, 11.18.20

Merritt Moore: The professional ballerina and quantum physicist

Merritt Moore is finishing a PhD in quantum physics at Oxford - she's also a professional ballerina.
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