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Why does a boiled egg rotates while a raw egg doesn't?

  1. May 27, 2012 #1
    Is a boiled egg a rigid body?

    Why does a rigid body, like a pawn, rotate?

    Thank you!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 28, 2012 #2
    Boiled, due to the fact that the internals are solid. In a raw egg, the yolk and white will be 'sloshing' around, trying to catch up to the shell, therefore slowing down the total velocity.
     
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