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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Magic Bird

PIRA 1J20.36

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

The 'magic' bird of this type is designed so that the center of mass is right below the beak. Similar to the horse and rider, the center of mass is not contained inside the object. It will rest on a fingertip, the flat end of a pen, or your nose. 

Recipe and
Location:

Magic Bird

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Magic Bird

Real Video:

Magic Bird

Notes:

None at this time.

 

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