How Does Newtons Cradle Work?

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Newton's cradle is a device that demonstrates conservation of momentum and energy. It is constructed from a series of five pendulums. The cradle works through a shock wave that is propagate dispersion free through the chain.
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1. Find a store that sells Newton's cradles. Many toy stores carry a line of them. You can check for the toy at retailers such as Toys "R" Us and Wal-Mart. You can also
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1. Ask yourself if you're better off just buying another one for ten bucks or so. If it is tangled so badly, it may not be worth spending time and money trying to fix it. If it is
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Sir Isaac Newton. !xxx. Simon Prebble 1967. He was an actor and named it after Sir Isaac Newton.
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The reason the clacking stops and the system comes to rest is probably fairly obvious. You lose energy through frictional losses (between the strings and the cradle) and viscous dissipation
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