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I'm a physics graduate student.


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revised Is there any upper limit on a particles kinetic energy?
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revised How does a hovercraft hover, if it has low pressure underneath it?
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comment How does a hovercraft hover, if it has low pressure underneath it?
I don't know, sorry. Wikipedia is usually a good first place to look.
May
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May
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revised Why does Bernoulli's principle work?
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Apr
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comment Is there any disadvantage to sending rockets straight up?
Yakk, yes, good point.
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Apr
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revised How does temperature relate to the kinetic energy of molecules?
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Apr
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comment Relativity of Work
If the duck is already in motion, from one perspective you do positive work and the ground does equal negative work and the duck's energy doesn't change. From another perspective you do zero work and the ground does zero work and the energy doesn't change.
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