Deliberate or not?

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Re: Deliberate or not?

Postby 661-Pete » 30 Sep 2013, 8:40pm

Which Victorian prognosticator was it, who, observing the build up in London's traffic, stated that, if things carried on as they were, by the middle of the 20th century London would be knee-deep in ****?
Suppose that this room is a lift. The support breaks and down we go with ever-increasing velocity.
Let us pass the time by performing physical experiments...
--- Arthur Eddington (creator of the Eddington Number).

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Re: Deliberate or not?

Postby Mr. Viking » 30 Sep 2013, 11:54pm

If it was deliberate I think they could have mustered a bit more than that. I see that sort of quantity fall off trailers all the time, especially when maneuvering. Nobody could notice that amount falling out of a tractor trailer, remember that they often tow several tons of the stuff.