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Can you answer these? A bullet of mass m is fired with a velocity v and strikes a a block of mass M suspended by a string of length L. the bullet gets embedded in the block. What is the angle the the block makes due to the impact?   Why planets revolve around their … Continue reading Questions waiting to be answered at www.askphysics.com

Africa launches continent-wide physics society

A new cross-continent society to represent all physicists in Africa was launched at a meeting in the Se negalese capital Dakar last month. The African Physical Society (AfPS) will support the work of existing physical societies in the continent and help those physicists in African countries that do not have their own society. The AfPS, … Continue reading Africa launches continent-wide physics society