**Physics behind Gaussian Accelerator/ Magnetic Linear**
https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/physics-behind-gaussian-accelerator-magnetic-linear-accelerator.320389/

Sep 25, 2014 · The physics behind a Gauss Rifle more commonly known as a Magnetic Linear accelerator are a bit more subtle than those described by Newton. Although the magnet does indeed attract the steel ball to it, thereby increasing the velocity of the initial ball which, after the collision, lends to a higher velocity of the fired ball.

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