1N30.62 - Multiple Ball Drop - Astro-Blaster (TM)

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Multiple Ball Drop - Astro-Blaster (TM)
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  • Wayne D. Peterson, "Velocity Amplifier Using Stacked Disks", Brigham Young University, 1999 AAPT Apparatus Competition.
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  • Borislaw Bilash II, “Transfer of Momentum“, A Demo A Day – A Year of Physical Science Demonstrations, p. 247.

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