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Physics of Shooting a Sniper

In many of our video games and even in real life we sometimes come into contact with a hunting rifle or sniper rifle. For some games its just point and shoot and you hit him but for some games and in real life you have to compensate for the drop of the bullet. But did you also know that, that bullet you just shot and the case of that bullet as it flies out are hitting the ground at the same time? But back to the drop of the bullet when you fire. When you fire really any gun you have to aim a bit

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Physics of Need For Speed

The game Need For Speed is a combination of drag racing with drifting added to it to allow for close calls and the love for getting to high speeds. Need For Speed's drag racing portion of the game is based on timing and speed. It is important to keep you speed up and constant to get to the end of the course on time or better. The other portion of this game is drifting, in the game helps you skid and squeak by corners to help make to the end on time. This game is one of my favorites because it is

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Physics of Assassin's Creed

In the game Assassin's Creed (1, Revelations, 2, Brotherhood, and 3) your objective is to jump, climb, and leap over and off of buildings, through crowds, in and out of carts. You do all this to assassinate people or discover things that help along the way. And the one famous tool that every assassin has is the hidden blade that allows for stealthy kills and quick blocks in a fight. The physics of this game is the angle that you leap off of buildings depending on the distance of the hay bales of

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Physics of Portal 2 and the Portal Gun

We have all heard of the game Portal 2. Portal 2 is a strategic game where you use your portal gun to finish tasks given to you by GlaDos and later on a core named Wheatley. Both GlaDos and Wheatley are AI's (Artifical Intelligence) that you interact with all throughout the game. The real physics in this game is the fancy portal gun. The portal gun harnesses the power of wormholes and allows you to shoot them specific surfaces that then allow you to travel from one spot to another in a room. The

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What Is a CT Scan?

We’ve all been to the doctors or the hospital before right? Whether it be for broken bones, diseases, blood test, etc. Either way we’ve encountered X-Rays, MRI’s (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) or CT Scans (Computed Tomography Scans) because they need to check inside our bodies to see what’s going on. What we know is that X-Rays are used to check for any abnormalities that could go from broken bones to decently sized masses that could be harmful. X-Rays are focused and shot at the certain part of t

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