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The Physics Philes, lesson 42: Angular and Linear Movement, Long-Lost Cousins

In which angular and linear motion are related, a discus is thrown, and math is a hero. If you’re a smart cookie, you may have anticipated what we’re going to discuss today. The equations for linear and angular motion with constant acceleration are incredibly similar. No one would fault you …

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The Physics Philes, lesson 39: Angling to Get Ahead

In which bodies are rigid, circles are drawn, and degrees are converted. Okey dokey, people. We just finished our discussion of momentum. It was glorious, but it’s time to move on. We have bigger fish to fry. And by “fish” I mean “topics” and by “to fry” I mean “to …

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