Click here for a video of one ball collision. Download to your computer.
Here's a dropbox link to open online.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ha39urkkhfn60ti/Cradle_one.MOV?dl=0


Click here for a video of two ball collision.a two ball collision. Download to your computer.
Here's a dropbox link to open online.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/fwzj9z9jb42ydd4/Cradle_two.MOV?dl=0

A Theoretical explanation using Conservation of Energy and Conservation of Momentum.


Download to hard drive.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ysp01pe0w7wx107/Newtons%20Cradle.docx?dl=0

A more complex model can be found here:
http://www.maths.tcd.ie/~garyd/Publications/Delaney_2004_AmJPhys_Rocking_Newtons_Cradle.pdf
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Newton's Cradle

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Close up view

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View above ceiling tiles

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Side view above ceiling tiles