Slinky Magic in Slow Motion

If you've been following this blog for a while, then you probably already know the answer (and the explanation) to the following question: if you hold on to one end of a slinky and let the other side hang down until it stops moving, what would happen to the bottom end exactly when you let go of the top? Does it move up because the spring is no longer being stretched? Does it stay still? Does it fall because gravity is pulling down on it and there's nothing holding the slinky any longer?

If you haven't checked out that entry, go right now. But because this sort of thing is just too cool, today we have another video on the topic, with the added beauty of a longer slinky and some incredible slow motion photography:


And for more awesome photography, visit our awesome time lapse tag.
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