The Bernoulli Principle

Bernoulli’s principle says that an increase in the speed of a fluid occurs simultaneously with a decrease in pressure or a decrease in the fluid’s potential energy.  

I didn’t understand a word of that. Did you? I tried looking it up in various on-line sources and I got this.

There is a decrease in pressure as the velocity of a fluid increases.

God bless Daniel Bernoulli, a Swiss mathematician, who wrote this in 1738, in his book called Hydrodynamics. 

I know it has something to do with the fact that airplanes can fly. You have to give the guy credit. No one was even inventing airplanes in 1738 then, let alone flying them.

I searched repeatedly, until I finally found this.

When an airplane moves through the air, the wings push against the air, so that the airflow is slower under the wing than above it.

So, you can relax while flying, because Bernoulli is at work!

Every day, God is at work in our lives, not just when we fly.

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Behold, all who are incensed against you shall be put to shame and confounded; those who strive against you shall be as nothing and shall perish. You shall seek those who contend with you, but you shall not find them; those who war against you shall be as nothing at all. For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.” (Isaiah 41:10-13)

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