Phantastic Physics!

Guns and physics mix pretty well.

While I don’t want to advocate gun use! Nevertheless, they’re still a marvelous example when it comes to trajectories and the like. So two weeks ago the Veritasium Youtube Channel posted a puzzling video involving a gun and a wooden block, but see for yourself:

So what do you think? Does it go:

My reaction was pretty simple after this one:

Physics go home, you’re drunk!

Here’s the amazing explanation:

Did you get it right?

I am completely amazed!
Do you have any more examples where basic physical principles just surprised you?

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