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Centripetal Force Penny - Sick Science! #157

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Find out how this works at: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/centripetal-force-penny

As a penny balances precariously on the hook of a wire hanger, you might think any sort of movement would send the penny flying. With a bit of physics know-how, you can spin the entire hanger around in a circle without losing the 1¢ coin. When it comes down to it, you just need to thank Sir Isaac Newton.

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