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        Inside Science | Ping Pong Balls Break The Sound Barrier

        In this video from Inside Science, mechanical engineering and technology students at Purdue University built an air cannon that demonstrates the kinetic energy and momentum of a ping pong ball traveling at supersonic speeds. (Note: Lesson Plan available for this video in Support Materials)

        Inside Science: Ping Pong Balls Break The Sound Barrier

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