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20,000 bouncy balls dropped from a helicopter... for science!

(CBS) - Bouncy balls aren't nerdy, are they? Everyone likes bouncy balls. Physicists included - which is why a helicopter recently dropped 20,000 bouncy balls into a parking lot on the Utah State Campus in Logan. The ball drop was part of the Utah State University College of Science's "Geek Week".

What was the experiment meant to discover? How will the results impact your life? Well, uh... who knows - it's science!