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Catching a 1000-mile-per-hour baseball

SmarterEveryDay made a cannon that can fire a baseball into the heavens at one thousand miles per hour, then used that cannon to fire baseballs first into a dummy of a person, then later into a baseball glove, then later still (after finding that one baseball glove is insufficient to catch a 1000 mph baseball) into an array of nine baseball gloves arranged in a line along the flight path. The video-recorded the collisions (and most everything related to them) at high speed, which made it possible to them slow down the video replay and gawk at the destruction:


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