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### Escape from Planet Earth

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

### The Ultra Particle

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

### Powerfully Fast

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Explore the power of aeroplanes, spaceships and horses.

### Lunar Leaper

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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?

### Sweeping Satellite

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Derive an equation which describes satellite dynamics.

### Go Spaceship Go

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

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

### High Jumping

##### Stage: 4 and 5

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

### Light Weights

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See how the weight of weights varies across the globe.

### Slingshot

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Play with the energetic forces in this sling shot