March 24, 2023

Simple Physics: Why Does a Boat Move Forwards When You Row Backwards? 

In my last column, you learned about Newton’s First Law of Motion. Today, we will talk about Newton’s Third Law of Motion.

Newton's third law states that when two bodies interact, they apply forces to one another that are equal in magnitude and opposite in direction. The third law is also known as the law of action and reaction. Let’s look at an example. Imagine you’re in a boat and you have oars. You need to row t
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