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### Finding the distance from a parabola (ballistic trajectory) to a point (for use in collision detection)

I need to have some form of collision detection / prevention for an object moving along a ballistic trajectory and a second stationary object on the same plane plane. The ballistic trajectory is ...
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### How to find position of object on a parabola?

I'm making a computer game, where an object flies along a parabola curve. This object is 'thrown' by a 'robot' towards another robot. I know the vertex of the parabola, and also it's two ...
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### Deriving Rutherford Scattering Angle expression

OK, this was an assignment and I want to be sure I am on the right track here. It's math as much as physics. We want to find an expression for $\theta$, the Rutherford scattering angle. I have an ...
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### how to find the parabola of a flying object [closed]

how can you find the parabola of a flying object without testing it? what variables do you need? I want to calculate the maximum hight and distance using a parabola. Is this possible? Any help will be ...
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### Parabolic shape in Bow (not arrow!)

This is what I am thinking for some days. And I think here are some experts who can answer this question. If I bend any stick made with material that uniform density and its shape is cylindrical ...