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Ommadon vs. Sir Peter. Magic vs. Logic. Guess who wins. One of my all-time favorite scenes from any movie I've ever seen. I've loved this part ever since I was a kid and I've only ever felt more inspired by it as I've gotten older. Just felt like I needed to share this little piece of me with the world. :)

Peter's "incantations:" "A body in motion tends to stay in motion." - Newton's First Law of Motion

"Protons have 1832 times the mass of electrons." - 30 years later, more precise measurements say 1836 of proton / mass of electron

"All light is bent or refracted as it goes from one medium to another, save in a direction perpendicular to the interface between the two mediums." -

" species may result from the selective action of external conditions upon the variations from their specific type which individuals present...." - T. H. Huxley, to Darwin on Origin of Species

"Gravity varies as to the inverse square of the distance." -

"The velocity of light is equal to the wavelength times the frequency of vibration." - This is actually true of anything that propagates as a wave as it's the definition of the phase velocity of the wave.

"The geometrical properties of the space-time continuum are determined by the masses present in space and time." -

"Come algebra, anatomy, astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, geometry, mathematics, meteorology, mineralogy, oceanography, paleontology, physics, psychology, sociology, trigonometry, and zoology!"

Flight of Dragons is (c) WB 1982

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