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Dime and the Feather

PIRA 1C20.10

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

In a vacuum, a dime and a feather will fall at the same rate; the value g is not dependent on mass and there is no air resistance to slow the feather.

Recipe and
Location:

Dime and Feather Tube
Vacuum Pump

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

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Real Video:

None

Notes:

none at this time

 

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