Why do water balloons pop?

Why do water balloons pop?

Paper Boys

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Any kid can intuitively understand how much you need to fill a water balloon to effectively drench someone. But it turns out that predicting this quantitatively with physics is much more challenging! Join us James and Charlie this week for a look into an experimental physics paper that analyzed precisely when a water balloon (or any liquid-filled) balloon might pop. Check out the paper, news articles, and more at www.paperboyspodcast.com. Like th...
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Any kid can intuitively understand how much you need to fill a water balloon to effectively drench someone. But it turns out that predicting this quantitatively with physics is much more challenging! Join us James and Charlie this week for a look into an experimental physics paper that analyzed precisely when a water balloon (or any liquid-filled) balloon might pop. Check out the paper, news articles, and more at www.paperboyspodcast.com. Like th...
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