How to Calculate Terminal Velocity?

Answer An object that is released to fall freely due to the force of gravity through a gaseous or a liquid medium is referred to as being in free fall. Skydivers are in free fall through the atmosphere of... Read More »

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The Effects of Terminal Velocity?

The effects of terminal velocity involve several physics equations. Terminal velocity is the point where an object experiences an equal amount of drag and weight. It is caused by the force of gravi... Read More »

What does 'Terminal Cancer' mean....?

It means that the cancer cannot be cured, and cannot be stopped from advancing. Effectively, it means that the disease will eventually kill the person. However, it doesn't mean that there is noth... Read More »

What does Terminal Lance mean in military nomenclature?

It is Marine Corps lingo for a Marine who discharges as a Lance Corporal, a Lance Corporal forever.

The Difference Between Velocity & Instantaneous Velocity?

Velocity and instantaneous velocity are terms that are most often used in the physics classroom. Because these two terms don't have the same definition, students who don't know the difference in t... Read More »