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INDIVIDUAL SPORTS

 

                                                                                 

MORE TENNIS                                        BASEBALL MOVIES

GRAND SLAM DATA                             KNUCKLEBALLS

TENNIS STATISTICS

SPAGHETTI TENNIS STRINGS

GENERATION OF BALL SPIN

HAWK-EYE FOOTPRINTS

 TENNIS MOVIES          

                                                                                    

GOLF MOVIES                                       BILLIARDS MOVIES

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PHYSICS OF BOUNCING BALLS AND OTHER OBJECTS               SILLY PUTTY

COLLISIONS                   SPINNING TOPS & GYROSCOPES                OTHER PHYSICS MOVIES

BALL TRAJECTORIES         and      AERODYNAMICS      and    DUNE BUGGY TRAJECTORIES

WOBBLE BOARDS & MUSICAL SAWS           MARIOTTE’S CRADLE (aka Newton’s cradle)

A falling slinky does something totally unexpected.

The bottom end waits for the top end to fall before

the bottom end starts to fall. See also http://youtu.be/eCMmmEEyOO0

 
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PLASMA PHYSICS DEPARTMENT 1960-1995 – HISTORICAL PHOTOS

Brief CV

Born 1943. Lived in Berry, NSW until age 14 then moved to Forbes. B.Sc. Dip. Ed at Sydney University.

PhD in plasma physics in 1968. From 1968 to 1996 I worked in the Plasma Physics Department at Sydney

University, specialising in Alfven wave studies in the TORTUS tokamak. I retired in 2003 as an Honorary

member of staff, to continue work on the physics of sport and forensic physics.

Contact: cross@physics.usyd.edu.au     Ph: +61 2 9351 2545   or   +61 02 9351 2545

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