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Ellipsoid
# 1Q60.37


Description: Ball is spun while resting on a cushion of air.

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Demo References
Freier and Anderson Mu-12 A billiard ball weighted with brass rods along orthogonal axes will show spin flip.
The American Journal of Physics AJP 44(11),1080 A billiard ball on an air bearing shows the spectacular motion of free rotating rigid and semirigid bodies moving near their inertial singularities. Or, the billiard ball on an air bearing acts goofy when you spin it in certain ways.

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