If a stone is dropped from a balloon on a still day, does the stone fall directly below the balloon, or to the west or east of it?
I have long realised that disciplines, including those in which I was
instructed, have advanced; and that maybe such instruction was given
honestly but curriculum structures restricted the full delivery of such
I have not consciously addressed most concepts from within those
disciplines since then as my career took me down a different path.
I enjoy the 're-education' that is inherent in debated comments, where I have background to understand and time to reflect.
Hugo, your Coriolis force link was of value to me.
And from comments here, I obviously need to recap on my Laws of Motion.
Thanks for the lessons.
Posted by brianjn
on 2005-07-11 06:39:49