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Physics is everywhere. Especially in NASCAR which stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing is a racing sport which the racing cars have motion. “NASCAR is motorsport's preeminent stock-car racing organization. The three largest racing-series sanctioned by this company are the Sprint Cup Series, the Xfinity Series, and the Camping World Truck Series.”(Mukul Bhatia.What is NASCAR?.www.quora.com.) On the rough racetrack nascar cars are made to be driven in extreme conditions. In…

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Changes affect people every day, and people react to changes in many ways. In Long Day’s Journey into Night, the characters experience many trials and obstacles in their lives that induced a change. In physics, there is the principle known as the Coriolis Effect or Force, which is the effect a rotating object has on the motion of another object. The trials experienced in the lives of the characters are the Coriolis Force in their lives that induced the change in their behavior or lifestyle. The…

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Forces are extremely important in a roller coaster, as they create the different sensations throughout the ride, and also help to hold you in your seat for safety. Forces on a roller coaster are measured in g's, which is how to measure gravity on the ride. The change of g's in different situations is what creates the different feelings and thrills you get on the coaster. When our marble is released at the top of the initial hill, energy is transferred from potential energy to kinetic energy.…

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Imagine sprinting for 40 meters while holding a pole up to three times your height. At the end of the runway you propel yourself up as high as you can to fly over a bar. The four stages include prep and stance, acceleration, pole plant, and clearance and landing. The pole vaulters stance is the set up in preparation to begin accelerating towards the platform. The 40 meter dash while holding the large pole is a phase known as approach. The stance swing occurs during the pole plant which then…

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most powerful researchers ever and a key figure in the logical upheaval. His book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica ("Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy"), first distributed in 1687, established the frameworks of traditional mechanics. Newton additionally made pathbreaking commitments to optics, and he imparts credit to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz for building up the minute math. Newton's Principia figured the laws of movement and all inclusive attractive energy that ruled…

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Have you ever needed to do a certain simple task, but wished there was a machine to do it for you? The purpose of a Rube Goldberg machine is to create a complicated system in order to complete a tiny, simple task. What is a Rube Goldberg machine you may ask? A Rube Goldberg machine is an over- engineered contraption that uses a chain reaction to accomplish simple tasks such as turning on the music, pouring a glass of water, etc. This specific Rube Goldberg machine’s task is to move the last…

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Conclusion The hypothesis was that extreme temperatures would affect the bounce height of a basketball. This hypothesis was accepted. The average bounce height for the regular basketball was seventy three and 3 tenths repeating. Sixty two and six tenths repeating was the average for the frozen basketball. The average was eighty-three and three tenths repeated for the heated basketball. We believe that these results are present because air molecules will expand in warmer temperatures and they…

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Copernicus was the most prominent astronomer in history of the world. He landed in the Renaissance period in North Poland from 1473 to 1543. Copernicus was cared for by his paternal uncle and attended multiple universities before, he died in 1543. Copernicus brought up the idea of a heliocentric solar system, and wrote a book that is still considered the best book ever written on astronomy. He has prompted the work of many scientists after him and we still believe in a heliocentric universe.…

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The Physics of Cheerleading The sport I chose to do my essay on was cheerleading, because of the physics shown all throughout the sport. There are stunts, tumbling, and jumps. Cheerleading is a sport that involves all these tasks and much more. Cheerleading consists of many concepts of physics, such as Gravity, Newton Laws of Motion, momentum, torque, potential and kinetic energy, velocity, force, gravitational acceleration, free fall. I will explain the definitions of each concept, so readers…

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Propulsion is a force that pushes forward or drives and object forward. This concept can be seen in action with the use of a balloon powered car; this car demonstrates a type of propulsion system in which it produces thrust and potential energy and uses the kinetic energy that it will gain from the movement to push the car forward. The thrust is obtained from the balloon which applies Newton’s third of motion that states, “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” Specifically,…

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