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Galileo Falls

Here you can replicate Galileo's famous experiment (numerically, of course) in which he dropped dense objects from the tower of Pisa. Neglecting air resistance, all objects fall at the same rate near the surface of the earth---approximately 10 m/s2.

To see how far a uniformly accelerated object falls from rest (in m) and how fast it is traveling in (m/s) after t seconds, just enter the time for the fall and press the "Bombs Away" button.

    Cartoon by Paul Hewitt
time   (s)

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