Understanding the physics behind your favorite Fair games

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For some, the Midway is the center of Fair fun with rides and games right smack dab in the middle of the fairgrounds.

But for physicists, it’s a giant laboratory.

Some of the games look easy, but it definitely takes a lot of patience and practice.

Syracuse University physics professor Eric Schiff tried out a few of these games, and explained the physics behind it to hopefully guarantee that you walk away with a giant stuffed animal.

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