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15 May 2012

Understanding The Coriolis Effect

  A great video here on the Coriolis effect by some grad students in Illinois. If you have never gotten on a playground merry-go -round and tossed or rolled a ball, you should. It’s the easiest way to see the Coriolis affect in action. Coriolis can be a concept that is a bit difficult to get your head around, but this video does a great job of explaining it.


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