Eight Parabolas
by Steve Phelps
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Can we figure out the initial velocity of the water as it leaves the spring? What is the water's velocity when it hits the pool?











What's the time it takes for the water to leave the spigot and hit the pond? (cool parabolic pic)

What's the water pressure? How many straws did they need to eliminate the turbulence?










If you connect the point in the photo where one parabola intersects the one immediately behind it is the result linear? If not, what type?







Why are those arcs of water white? Are they lit from the side or internally?












What water pressure do you need for the parabola (?) to fall in the direct center of the pond? (And how high would that reach?)
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