Monday, May 14, 2012

"Requiem for the Super Ball©" - The Sphaeracista Tests and Test Clips

One of the components of the exhibition, Requiem for the Super Ball©, was a 77 minute tripdych video of Super Balls being shot out of a pneumatic canon into a custom built glass ballistic tank.  The results were filmed with a Phantom Flex Hi-Def camera and photographed at 2800 fps.  The final video is mesmerizing, but the tests and test clips are equally as exciting.

Enjoy the process as it unfolds! 

- The Founders

Here are the original tests of the canon and the initial tests of the ballistic glass

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