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Fun Fact Friday: Bouncing balls – Rubber vs. Steel

Fun Fact Friday: Bouncing balls – Rubber vs. Steel

Did you know that, when dropped from the same height, a hardened steel ball will actually bounce higher than a rubber ball of the same size? It’s true! When you drop a ball on a surface, it compresses and squashes slightly, before snapping back to its original shape. Since steel snaps back much faster than

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