Hi-speed cameras provide an amazing way to view things our eyes are too slow to adequately capture. Here, the way a slinky that’s been extended actually falls — and how the inherent tension of the spring creates a levitating effect — might just leave your jaw on the floor.

Watch this one more than once. It’s worth it.

(Hat tip to DC for the link.)

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Kent Anderson

Kent Anderson

Kent Anderson is the CEO of RedLink and RedLink Network, a past-President of SSP, and the founder of the Scholarly Kitchen. He has worked as Publisher at AAAS/Science, CEO/Publisher of JBJS, Inc., a publishing executive at the Massachusetts Medical Society, Publishing Director of the New England Journal of Medicine, and Director of Medical Journals at the American Academy of Pediatrics. Opinions on social media or blogs are his own.