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Spinning Football
# 1Q60.35


Description: Show how a football moves upright when spun on its flat side.

Parts: football

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: none

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Freier and Anderson Mu-19 An iron slug cut in the shape of a football is put on a magnetic stirrer.
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 07-16 Spin a football on its side and it will rise up on its end.
Freier and Anderson Mu-18 Spin a football and it rises onto its pointed end.
The American Journal of Physics AJP 40(9),1338 Spin a football on its side.

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