Centrifugal force

Centrifugal force means “outward-seeking” or more literally centre-fleeing. Centripetal means centre-seeking , which is also the same thing . It depends on where you are watching from. Watch a car make a right turn. The people inside have inertia, and they “want” to stay moving forward. The car pushes them to the right, toward the center of the circle it is making. Centripetal.

Now sit inside that car. When the car turns right, which way do you feel yourself leaning? Toward the left, away from the center. You feel a force towards the outside of the circle.Cenrifugal.

http://www.badastronomy.com/bablog/2006/08/30/when-i-say-centrifugal-i-mean-centrifugal/

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