The Magnus Effect
06:21 - 08:14
1m 53s
Phil demonstrates how to test out the magnus effect using styrofoam cups and rubber bands. After performing the experiment, he explains how it works. Then he performs the experiment on a larger scale to see the magnus effect more clearly.


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