The more inflated a ball is, the less energy it coverts to heat, and the more energy it has to bounce.
Ever tried conversing under water? Why is it that some words come out fuzzy while other come out perfectly coherent?
There are some balls that are specifically designed not to bounce. The question is, how do these so-called 'dead balls' not bounce?
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Air molecules are naturally elastic–they don’t stick together like water molecules, but rather bounce off each other in the open.