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Moving Sand Cart Over a Rotating Surface

A sand-carrying cart on a track leaves a trail of sand when it travels over a rotating table. This demonstrates the Coriolis Effect.

For more, watch The Coriolis Effect.

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MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

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