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comment Common false beliefs in Physics
I like that one in movies where the security services need to get a satellite image of a particular area, and the guys in the control centre press some buttons and the satellite instantly 'pans' sideways to the correct location.
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comment Common false beliefs in Physics
I remember in college arguing with several people (including my tutor) that the Coriolis force wasn't significant in the average bathtub, but to no avail