Try balancing a baseball bat on your hand. With some experimenting, you'll find that the bat stays up longer if you put the heavy end up. Why?
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Why is it so difficult to stand on one foot with your eyes closed?
Have you ever watched children on a merry-go-round and wondered why some children were dizzy and some weren't?
A skydiver's body is in a delicate balance. Gravity tugs her downward with a constant, relentless force, while air resistance pushes her upward.
Here’s a physics classic. Suppose you drop a golf ball and a bowling ball from the Empire State Building. Which hits first? Answer? They hit at the same time. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Here’s a question of burning scientific importance: How high can you stack pennies before they fall over? The answer? It depends. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
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