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Dropping the Ball

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Caption: Cornstarch and water is a smart material derived from simple components. This video shows a bowling ball bouncing off the surface of the mixture, which also can catch a dropped egg without breaking it.

Credit: Heinrich Jaeger/University of Chicago

Usage Restrictions: News organizations may use this video in connection with news stories about the research of Heinrich Jaeger and Scott Waitukaitis.

Related news release: Messy experiment cleans up physics mystery of cornstarch


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