|P-Wave Wave in a Slinky|
This animation shows how P-waves (primary, or compressional, waves) travel through a Slinky toy. It is accompanied by a brief written explanation that describes some of the properties of P-waves and how they are generated in a real Slinky.
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DLESE Catalog ID: EARTHQUAKE-000-000-010-205
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Author: John Lahr