Cracking Eggs with Physics Majors
Physics 101 students investigated conservation of energy by catapulting eggs across the Great Lawn, applying the principle to a devilish problem—determining the minimum angle of trajectory required to be sure that an egg will actually smash when it hits the ground. Learn more.
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Posted on Oct 30, 2014
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