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The Magic of Balance Pt. 2 (Center of Mass)

Continued from my last post, I further researched into the calculation for center of mass. Today’s post is going to be about how we derive the equations for center of mass. Mass First we need to define the mass of an

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The Magic of Balance

CalTech sent me a postcard early in the fall asking a question: how do you balance a glass of water that’s tilted at an angle. I thought about that problem back then but couldn’t come up with a solution quickly,

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