Can A Ping-Pong Ball Rip Through a Soda Can?
by Exploratorium Staff • February 11, 2016
We know what you're thinking: a ping-pong ball is light, fragile, barely there. How could it possibly do any damage?
Well, it's easy: vacuum cannon.
See what happens when our own Zeke Kossover joined Kishore Hari of Tested.com to launch a ping-pong ball at 500 MPH and demonstrate one of the fundamental principles of physics: air resistance.