If a ball is floating in water and it has some angular velocity, will it gain some linear acceleration from the drag on it as it rotates? Edit: This is how I pictured it. I guess my reasoning is ...
In cricket or baseball there is a type of ball called the curve ball. This is the top spin of the ball.I read that due to spin the ball drags the air around it due to friction in the way shown ...
I am a physics newbie (high school level) and I am wondering what happens when a spherical object is spinning on the spot in a bunch of gas (no gravity here, just an imaginary physics sandbox). Am I ...