È possibile sparare un proiettile attorno alla Luna?

If you were on the moon and tried to shoot a gun, would the bullet fire? And if so, in absence of air could an appropriate bullet reach a speed fast enough to orbit the Moon? Making use of considerations about mechanics, thermodynamics and kinetic theory of gases, a simple illustration of the fascinating experiment ‘shoot on the Moon’s surface’ is presented.

Numero: Anno XLVIII - n.4 - ottobre/dicembre 2015

Categoria articolo: Didattica

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