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Kinetic Energy

(an object's energy due to its motion.)

Kinetic Energy is the energy an object has due to its motion. Classical formula:

      1
ke = ——— mv²
      2

Relativistic:

          mc²
ke = ————————————— — mc²
      √ 1 - v²/c²

(physics,energy)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinetic_energy

Referenced by:
Binding Energy
Boltzmann Constant (k)
Boltzmann Equation
Carbon (C)
Compton Scattering
Dense Core
Dynamo
Hamiltonian
Hardness
Shock Wave
Superluminous Supernova (SLSN)
Solar Wind
Temperature
Virial Parameter
Virial Theorem

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