Nov. 18, 2010

Egg Basketball Bounce

by Leslie Taylor

Video by OMSI Video

The star of this video from the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry demonstrates conservation of momentum by dropping an egg on top of a playground ball. The egg does not break-- it shoots into the air!

About Leslie Taylor

Leslie is the online editor at and She has a background in oceanography and is passionate about getting non-scientists and young people to realize how cool science can be. She is also Science Friday's former web editor.

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