P1_4 Five Centimeters per Second?

John Bowes-Reynolds, Daniel Evans, Adam Fox, Thomas Morland-Nuttall


In Makoto Shinkai’s romantic drama ’5 Centimeters per Second’, it is said that ’The speed cherry blossoms fall [is] 5 centimeters per second’. In this paper, we attempt to find the speed that cherry blossoms fall at through use of the Rayleigh Drag Equation and the Archimedes Principle.

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