Stone Skipping

I love skipping stones at the beach...Olivia and I have had competitions in the past, but I think the most I've ever got is a measly 7 (confirmed) skips. Not like Kurt Steiner who holds a world record with 40 skips.

So the MAKE Blog caught my eye with a link to a physics look at "The mystery of the skipping stone" - I don't think I'm going to become a better stone skipper/skimmer, but it is interesting to read how stone rotation, speed and angle contribute to skipping...

...but perhaps only if you're a geek!

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