The Physics of Slingshots 2 | Smarter Every Day 57

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Jörg Sprave is a very intelligent man…. who likes to destroy stuff in mechanically intricate ways.

All high speed was shot with a Phantom V10

Watch as Jörg explains how thermal properties seem to affect bands:

Here’s Tobias’s channel. It’s fun to watch him shoot.

The song is “Armchair Funk”. The download is FREE until Gordon realizes this and changes it to $1.

Hooke’s Law:’s_law
Neo-Hookean Solids:

This page studying the hysteresis in a rubber band seems to follow the scientific method accurately:

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