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Old January 7, 2008, 03:10 AM   #21
Adrian
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Originally Posted by JohnKSa
Therefore a bullet would fall faster than a hailstone of the same size.
<nitpick>It would fall harder, not necessarily faster. Acceleration by gravity is about 9.8 m/s/s no matter how much or how little you weigh, up until you get near terminal velocity. F=MA; the greater force is due to the greater weight.</nitpick>

Sorry, my last girlfriend was a physics major and I picked up some of her habits. I suspect you knew all of this, given the rest of your post, but it's a stiff reflex.

Last edited by Adrian; January 7, 2008 at 03:11 AM. Reason: Quick apology for being pedantic.
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