Collisions

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Tennis Balls

Bouncing Objects

10 images of some spherical objects such as golf balls and tennis balls that are made of different materials and used for specific purposes
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Bouncing Objects

Billiard balls and a cue stick on a felt-covered table (PIRO4D, Pixabay)

Billiards and Collisions

The game of billiards shows the principles of collisions, momentum & impulse, and kinetics at work!
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Billiards and Collisions

Woodpecker on a tree

Do Woodpeckers Get Concussions?

Pecking puts a lot of force on a woodpecker’s brain. But scientists think woodpecker bodies are adapted to help keep them from being injured during pecking-related collisions.
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Do Woodpeckers Get Concussions?

Which materials bounce?

Which materials bounce?

Balls go up and down. But what makes for a good ball? Find out by exploring which materials bounce.
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Which materials bounce?

Space junk

Space Junk

Litter isn't just a problem on Earth. When litter ends up in space, it can cause collisions and other consequences for satellites, the International Space Station and even for people on Earth!
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Space Junk