Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 12:56:59 -0500 (CDT)
Author: Dale Stille
Subject: Re: Ball jumping out of water cup
All they do is keep the colored ball in the center by forming a hexagonal
array around it, when the container is dropped. As a side benefit they
also help control the splashing when you hit the floor with the container.
Stille and Torres,
U of Iowa
On Mon, 11 Oct 1999, Clarence Bennett wrote:
> What did the other six balls do, and what explains the difference?
> (besides color)
> Clarence Bennett
> Oakland University
> Rochester, Michigan 48309
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