Rube Goldberg Machine Contest

2014 Rube Goldberg mission: Zip a zipper in 20 stepsFebruary 18, 2014

Chicago-area high school students will showcase a zany assortment of machines that can “Zip a Zipper” in 20 or more steps at this year’s 19th annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.

Hoffman Estates wins Argonne's Rube Goldberg ContestMarch 11, 2013

A team from Hoffman Estates High School in Hoffman Estates, Ill., dropped the hammer on the competition at Argonne National Laboratory's 18th annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, held today at Argonne.

Argonne sponsors 2013 Rube Goldberg Contest for local high schoolers February 18, 2013

It'll sound like a construction site at the 18th annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest when Chicago-area high schools compete to see who built the wackiest machines to hammer a nail into a board in 20 or more steps.

Maine South High School wins Argonne Rube Goldberg Machine ContestFebruary 25, 2011

A team from Maine Township High School South, Park Ridge, Ill., won Argonne National Laboratory's 16th annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, held today at the Chicago Children's Museum on Navy Pier.