Balloonium Experimento 2
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So you’ve got a *giant* balloon, what are you going to do with it? Wallop people with it, in the name of physics. Obviously.
We set out to proove that air has mass. About 9 or 10 people made the film; the giant balloon was bought on eBay.
Nominee: Best Demonstration, 2011
It’s a universal rule of comedy that hitting people with balloons is funny. So walloping them in the face with a monstrously huge balloon? Hilarious. And all the funnier because the film plays it completely deadpan until the physics is covered.
This is exactly what I was hoping for when I started SciCast. Love it.
[the film is a sequel, of sorts, to Balloonium Experimento, SciCast Awards 2010 Nominee and well worth a look if you haven’t seen it.]