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ball falling in a space colony
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Quote:Finally, note that there is no air here; the ball is falling as in a vacuum.  In a real colony, of course, air would apply a force in the direction of the colony's spin, reducing this Coliolis effect by some amount that depends on the aerodynamics of the object.

Have you done any modelling of the atmosphere in the colony? In particular I'd be curious as to what eddy currents are generated in the strong coriolis environment.
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ball falling in a space colony - JoeStrout - 09-18-2016, 09:17 PM
RE: ball falling in a space colony - William - 09-20-2016, 08:31 AM

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