Spinning a skateboard wheel so fast the centripetal force rips it apart (x-post r/gifs)


Spinning a skateboard wheel so fast the centripetal force rips it apart (x-post r/gifs)


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  1. Pretty sure this isn’t actually the centripetal force pulling it apart. The centripetal force is the force keeping an object on its circular path while spinning. What’s pulling it apart must be the inertia, what we experience as the centrifugal force.

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