What happens when you drop a 50 pound ball of Silly Putty?

April 12, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More

I had never actually wondered this question until I spotted this video. Let’s simply say that not all of the qualities of little balls scale up well. I’m going to categorize this post, very loosely, as a “science.”

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Tony Coyle says:

    Extreme phase change! Viscoelasticity in action! Non-newtonian material behavior!

    In other words – cool!

  2. Danny says:

    Nice lighthearted post. I enjoy these posts as nice punctuations between articles about "unrelenting attacks on creationism."

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