The Atomium was built for Expo 58, an exhibition of post-war science and progress. It is in the shape of an iron crystal: the spheres represent iron atoms and the rods are the bonds between them.
Virtually unknown by anyone but a hardcore Doctor Who fan, this fast-as-lightning and stealth-camouflaged robot briefly featured in the 20th Anniversary Special.
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