Wonderful Engineering

This Incredible Slow Motion Video Of A 142mph Tennis Serve Shows The Ball Turning To Goo

The rubbery and soft nature of a tennis ball makes for incredible slow motion videos.

 

Image Source: Daily Mail

 

As a tennis racket hits the optic yellow ball, it turns into a flattened sludge. Unbelievably, the slower the video runs, the more goo-like are the tennis balls.

 

Image Source: The Mirror

 

At a point in the video, the tennis ball flattens itself so that it literally disappears inside the tennis racket. Watch the incredible slo-mo video below:

 

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