ATL Science Festival: Science of the Circus

Who knew the circus is full of physics? GAP went to the circus recently during the Atlanta Science Festival Science of the Circus event to talk to kids about the physics behind aerial acrobatics, whips, contortion and balancing. Topics included center of mass, moment of inertia, angular momentum, sound waves, energy transfer, and elasticity.

 

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