Who Says Physics is Boring!

Ted Kinsman is one of my favorite photographers when it comes to illustrating physics.  

This is a demonstration of a ball rolling down an incline and almost making the loop-the-loop path. The ball does not have enough velocity to complete the loop. 

As an individual piece of spaghetti is broken, the spaghetti fractures into several pieces that fly off. The motion was captured with a 1/20,000th of a second flash

In this example, a bouquet of pink roses was used to demonstrate digital streak photography. The resulting image is often quite surprising and unique. Time is represented by the vertical axis of the photograph. In this case the sequence of roses took 16 hours to photograph, so the vertical axis starts at the top left and ends 16 hours later at the bottom.


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