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Engineering: Using Newton's Laws of Motion

Author(s): Gregory L. Vogt, EdD, Barbara Z. Tharp, MS, Michael T. Vu, MS, and Nancy P. Moreno, PhD.

Materials, Shape and Size Matter

Several physical processes make a returning boomerang work: aerodynamic lift, gyroscopic precession, drag and gravity. 

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National Science Foundation

Grant Number: DRL-1028771