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Unformatted text preview: accurately describe and explain the motion of: 1. The planets 2. The Space Shuttle 3. A projectile (missile) 4. A gyroscope 5. A pendulum However, the Laws and Theories of Classical Mechanics are not truly correct! That is, its Theories and Laws have their limitations. They are valid only when: 1. The speed of objects are much smaller than the speed of light(3.0 x 10 8 m/s). (Einsteins Special Theory of Relativity) 2. The size of objects are not very small such as electron, atoms, etc. (Quantum Mechanics)...
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- Fall '09