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A rifle at a height H aimed horizontally fires a bullet to the ground. At the same time , a bullet with the same mass in dropped from the same height. Neglecting air resistance, which one hits the ground first?Explain.
Both will hit t…
Similarities and differences in magnetic and electric field (Dilpreet posted this question)
Both electric and magnetic field are conservative forcesBoth obey inverse square law
Both are non contact forces (Forces can be exert…
We know that photon has no charge. Then where from it gets electric and magnetic field in light?
Malik Sajad asks
Electric and magnetic fields are not produced by the photon; it is massless too.
But, photon is created by time varying electric a…
TWIN PARADOX is a paradoxical situation coming in while explaining the theory of relativity. “Time dilation” is one of the important consequences of relativity. It says that if a body is moving with relativistic speeds, time will dialate …
How can an alternating current change its direction while moving in a wire or any conductor? Why direct currents aren’t used in Home circuits?
Alternating current is produced by rotating a coil in a strong magnetic field (or …
A body is dropped from a tower of height 96 m. Another body is thrown up from the ground after a second with a velocity of 40 m/s. When and where they will meet?
For the first body,
Let S=x (from top)
x=0.5 gt2 &#…