Archimedes and a Boat Lift: the Falkirk Wheel The Falkirk Wheel sits between Edinburgh and Glasgow, in the southern parts of Scotland, and it’s the world’s only rotating boat lift. There’s some very clever design going on here — and some physics that goes all the way back to Ancient Greece. Facebook Prev Article Next Article Discover Checkout these cool gadgets... Related Posts What Will the World Look Like in 2020? How firefighters suck up water with helicopter What Caused This “Baltic Vortex of Death?” The NASA Lab Searching for Alien Life by Examining the Earth Can You Survive Quicksand? What Color is the Universe?