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Eggs in the News

Ever wonder why a spinning egg stands up on end? This Nature article tells of the scientists who've explained it.

But what about falling eggs? In eighth grade my science teacher ran a competition among his students to devise the best falling egg conveyance we could. Eggs were dropped from a third-story fire escape. The faster your egg reached the asphalt below, the better. The smaller and lighter your vessel, the better. Now some students at San Jose State University are holding their own egg drop, and their designs are pretty cool.

Found at Metafilter

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