Supersonic Ping Pong Ball Gun, Making Table Tennis Lethal…

Any object travelling fast enough can be lethal, even the humble ping pong ball. That small almost weightless plastic ball becomes a very dangerous object once it’s travelling at supersonic speeds.

Boffins at Purdue University have put the theory to test and produced one of the most powerful ping pong ball guns in history. Able to fire ping bong balls at supersonic speeds the air gun turns lightweight plastic into a destructive force. Firing through video cassettes and ping pong paddles this is no toy to be trifled with.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the air gun that deflated all other air guns before it, the Purdue Monster. Sit back, relax and let the destruction begin.