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Old 01-08-2010, 10:08 PM   #17
Claudius
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Originally Posted by SplitStepper View Post
a ball with spin actually weighs more. literally. seriously, i read an article where scientist weighed a spinning top before and after spinning it. depending on how much spin there was determined how much it weighed.
That does not make sense...weight is the force due to gravity and is dependent on two factors: mass and acceleration (9.8 m/s^2). Spinning something will alter neither of these.
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