Analysis Of Force On A Baseball By Nasa Gov

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Summary of “Forces on a baseball” by NASA.gov

The article, “Forces on a baseball,” by NASA.gov, presents the facts on what makes a baseball fly threw the air a baseball. NASA.gov presents readers with the facts and breakdown drag,lift and weight, while explaining the air and temperature can affect how high and far the ball goes. The article references Newton’s first law of motion, “According to Newton's first law of motion, a moving baseball will keep moving in a straight line unless it is affected by another force.” As the article concludes, the author highlights that if the ball is perfectly round and smooth, its center of pressure will be exactly in the middle point.

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The article provides the reader with the facts about force and that weight,drag and lift have a factor of how far a baseball goes. The most important fact to take away from the article was that the factors on how far a baseball can be thrown or hit has to do with the air, weather, weight, drag and lift. NASA.gov quotes Newton's first law of motion, “According to Newton's first law of motion, a moving baseball will keep moving in a straight line unless it is affected by another force.” This agreement helps force readers to consider the benefits of science in sports. Without being aware, people may choose the science factor over …show more content…

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