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Newton's Cradle


52-9880
52-988052-988052-9880

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52-9880

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This classic 'executive toy' also demonstrates various physical principles. These include conservation of momentum, conservation of kinetic energy and Newton's observation that 'action and reaction are equal and opposite'.
  • When one of the steel balls is lifted and allowed to fall back at one end, one will swing out the same distance at the other end
  • This causes the beginning of 'perpetual motion' which dies down only as a result of friction, gravity and other external forces
  • Always an interesting process to watch
  • Height 11cm
  • Ball diameter approx. 14mm
  • Weight of each ball approx. 12.5g

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Question by dave | Product code: 52-9880
18/02/2014 15:01:42

QWhat material is the base made of, is it wood or plastic or ???. Also what material is the supports. Many thanks
AHi Dave. Thank you for your question. The base is plastic and there is a weight inside the base.


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