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What Happens When a 900mph Ping Pong Hits Your Paddle

Posted By: Dennis - Source: Web
Published: Monday, February 04, 2013

I do love physics in the morning.

There's no shortage of plans online for building a simple ping pong cannon that can fire balls at hundreds of miles per hour. But you're probably not going to find the details of Purdue University Professor Mark French's cannon, since his creation can accelerate a ping pong ball to 900 miles per hour, or just over Mach 1.2.

When I was looking for a college to attend my decision was mostly based on word of mouth from previous students and friends who had attended.  Of course cost also had a factor in my decision but in the end I choose my college based on the stuff they were capable of doing.

The video on this article is a great motivator, almost makes me want to head back to school.

Almost happy smile

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