Gravity Coin Well, 1L20.20

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GravityPit-1i.jpg

Description: This demonstration consists of a 56 inch diameter hyperbolic funnel. Coins dropped into this funnel loosely approximate the behavior of matter spiraling into a gravity well - e.g. a black hole.

Setup:

  1. Make sure there are enough coins in the tray.
  2. Take a coin and drop
  3. Make sure there is not a clog of coins at the bottom of the funnel.

Cautions, Warnings, or Safety Concerns:

  1. The funnel clogs if too many coins are dropped into the well at once.

Demonstration:

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