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On a par-5 at the Albany Golf Course in the Bahamas, Woods hit a 2-iron shot downwind 265 yards into the green, which merely requires temporary suspension of the laws of physics.
Schlitterbahn’s tallest water slide is guided by energy, acceleration and the laws of physics.
Jaelyn learned lessons, too, from physics to perseverance, using a computer program to design a roller coaster in her favorite session.
There are no hidden strings, just simple physics keeping the tape aloft.
His schooling took place in the 1880s and 1890s, when the prevailing wisdom — based on physics going back to the work of Isaac Newton — was that the universe was static.
What this means, though, is the Schrödinger equation can itself be derived from classical physics known since the 18th century.
Star Destroyers are the most badass byproduct of Star Wars' misunderstanding of simple physics.
After a brief spell as a professor of physics at Cornell, Mr. Dyson returned to the Institute for Advanced Study in 1953 and has been in Princeton ever since.
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Definition of physics for English Language Learners
: a science that deals with matter and energy and the way they act on each other in heat, light, electricity, and sound
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