Monthly Archive: June 2015

Jun 18

Why do rattlesnake egg magnets rattle?

rattlesnake egg magnet questions

Hold two dark, egg-shaped magnets in your hand, separate them with your thumb, and throw them in the air.  As they arc in the air, they crash together and rattle.  How? Why? We played with them, watched them in the air, watched them on a carpet, listened to them, recorded 120 FPS video, and noted …

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