30 teachers + 1 reduced-gravity aircraft + 2000 ping pong balls = floathappy funtime

Watch this. Watch it and tell me that it doesn't look like fun — that you don't want anything more than to ride aboard a ping-pong-ball-filled 727 (aka a "vomit comet") while it flies along a parabolic flight path (thereby simulating weightlessness) with thirty other people. That's right. You can't.

Further proof that the best science experiments often involve borderline-ludicrous quantities of ping pong balls.


[ScienceBob via It's Okay to be Smart]

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