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How spinning top work?

  1. Feb 5, 2014 #1
    Can somebody tell me how can a spinning top turn? I still dont uderstand, because they use some difficult terms to explain. (=.=)

    with the Physics theory used and whole and full explanation that a secondary student can understand.

    and also explain why the spinning will stop turning soon after we touch it.

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  3. Feb 6, 2014 #2


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    Does this help? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyroscope

    If you have specific questions about that article, please post them here.
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