Slinky drop

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    Goldfinger

    Do so. A good friend of mine is a phyisicist and I know what he will say when he sees this: “Well, this is perfectly simple, because [technobabble].”
    Actually, this makes perfect sense even to the layman.

    Nurgen

    Your colleague is too lazy to google search to find out why this is entirely legit.

    beorn

    There’s an elastic force pulling upward, countering gravity. Not unti this force is countered (coils collapse to their rest-state) is this energy dissipated and gravity takes over.

    Aquaman43

    Google “slinky drop” and there’s pages of proof.