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?