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Newton's Cradle
Conservation of momentum and energy


 


Isaac Newton

Newton's cradle, named after Sir Isaac Newton, is a device that demonstrates 
conservation of momentum and energy via a series of swinging spheres. When 
one on the end is lifted and released, it strikes the stationary spheres; a force is 
transmitted through the stationary spheres and pushes the last one upward.
The device is also known as Newton's balls or "Executive Ball Clicker"
 

 

 

Author's Name: Dr. Dipak R. Sarbadhikari
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Updated: 18 Jan 2015

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