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Old 01-09-2013, 01:39 PM   #1622
Mike Larry
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i have a dumb question that i'm too embarrassed to make a thread about***********:
if i shot a bullet on earth from a high-powered rifle, straight out in front of me, and there were no obstacles in the way, would the bullet go around the circumference of the earth until it eventually lost speed and fall to the ground (i.e. gravity would hold it within the atmosphere) or would the bullet kinda go tangentially from the earth and build altitude until it lost speed and fall back down to the earth from a much higher height than i originally shot the bullet from?
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