Watch This Basketball Do Weird Things due to The Magnus Effect

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Watch what Happens When a Basketball is Dropped from a Great height (With a bit of Spin)

Watch this excellent video which explains what happens to a round object (a basketball) when dropped from approx 127 metres high. You will have seen what happens to a football when a player curls a ball towards the goal or when a Tennis player puts topspin, backspin or side-spin on the tennis ball too. The ball can do weird things with any spin that’s applied. This is due to the Magnus effect and this video demonstrates exactly what happens.

Check out the video and watch all the way through for some Amazing revelations

 

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