Why a Golf Ball Compresses Like a Spring—Until It Shatters

Driving a tram into a ball such that it knocks down pins—tram bowling, naturally—raises some physics questions: What does the speed of the ball depend on? What's its change in momentum?

Why a Golf Ball Compresses Like a Spring—Until It Shatters

An experiment with a paperclip reveals both its elastic and plastic properties, a distinction that's key to how any material compresses or deforms.

Wed 15 May 19 from Wired Science Blogs

Tram Bowling Is an Actual Sport. Let's Look at the Physics

Tue 14 May 19 from Wired Science Blogs

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