Trapped! Analysis of a Real Collision Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Trapped! Analysis of a Real Collision
Description:
This is a multiple-exposure photo (hi-res version) of a bb shot into a hanging elastic strip. The series of images was produced by sequentially firing strobe lights, each with its own colored filter. For more information, see Trapped! Analysis of a Real Collision, where you'll also find an interesting paradox to explain.
Image:
photo credit: Loren M. Winters
photo credit: Loren M. Winters
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/bb-elastic-striplarge-11-28.jpg
Featured:
January 16, 2007 - February 1, 2007