As the village blacksmith walks along one day he sees a group of monks circling around an apple tree and chanting something about the truth being expanded. When he stops and listens he learns that a …

## Circular Motion Centripetal Acceleration Arc Length

One day a little kid is playing with a yo-yo and swinging it around in a circle for his own amusement. Suddenly a crazed physicist walks up and decides to explain the physics of the circular …

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## THE TRUTH in 3D Velocity and Acceleration Equations

Morpheus, after running the "Instant Kesten Program," approaches his student Neo with two pills, a red one and a blue one. He states that if he swallows the blue pill he will forget what has happened …

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## Basketball “Hang Time” Physics

The stadium is packed with fans as Michael Jordan flies through the air on his way to the rim. Gravity seems suspended in this “hang time” phenomenon. The hot dog dealer casually explains that by …

## Falling Velocity – Breaking a Container

Late one night a group of physics students dressed all in black and equipped with night vision sneak into Kesten’s office and steal a metal container labeled “Chug’s Secrets.” They learned the a2 = …

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## One Dimensional Motion Formulas

v = u + at v2 = u2 + 2as s = ut + 1/2 at2 average velocity = (v + u)/2 v: velocity (this is the velocity u combined with increases or decreases due to acceleration) u: velocity (in this case …