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Age 16 to 18

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Gravity on the Moon is about 1/6th that on the Earth. A pole-vaulter 2 metres tall can clear a 5 metres pole on the Earth. How high a pole could he clear on the Moon?

Age 14 to 18

How high can a high jumper jump? How can a high jumper jump higher without jumping higher? Read on...

Age 16 to 18

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Show that even a very powerful spaceship would eventually run out of overtaking power

Age 16 to 18

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How fast would you have to throw a ball upwards so that it would never land?

Age 16 to 18

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Explore the energy of this incredibly energetic particle which struck Earth on October 15th 1991

Age 16 to 18

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Derive an equation which describes satellite dynamics.