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  • In my humble opinion, to call gravity a force as legitimate as calling centrifugal force or coriolis force as a force.

    Bad Language: “Gravitational Force”

  • And I should confess that I do not see what is gained by abandoning such a common usage – I would say all that GR does is to say that gravity is on the same class as coriolis force not that gravity is not a force.

    Bad Language: “Gravitational Force”

  • Lambourne et al discuss the way the coriolis effect, created by the constant rotation, would determine life inside such an environment.

    MIND MELD: Scientific Accuracy in Stories

  • He'd heard lectures on planetary weather: the variations in temperature, "wind chill factor," and the coriolis forces that cause air to whirl with force sufficient to tear dwellings apart: A vast worldwide storm. accidentally formed, beyond the control of fithp.

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • She is the virgin-harlot†witty, vulgar, cruel, as destructive in her whims as a coriolis storm.

    alia and michael | My[confined]Space

  • After calulating in the distance, wind speed and direction, and coriolis effect, one guy took a "Davy Crockett" .22 LR shot with iron sights and scored.

    The True Nature of Hunting

  • Some rattleback merchants wrongly tout the toy as a model demonstrating the coriolis force.

    Classroom toys: rattlebacks

  • The deflection of the trajectory of a system as it moves away from the equator is affected by increasing coriolis effect and an important part of this is changing angular momentum am.

    Paul Linsay's Poisson Fit « Climate Audit

  • Jerry, on #207 points raised 1. This is a standard textbook formula based on the linear inviscid incompressible equations with buoyancy and constant stratification, but ignoring the density scale height and coriolis, which only slightly complicate the equation.

    Exponential Growth in Physical Systems « Climate Audit

  • And, when the ITCZ is north, the coriolis effect is stronger and the land effect of South America is less, creating more, and sooner, hurricanes.

    Curry on Landsea 1993 « Climate Audit

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