RARA-AVIS: Re: Last Paragraph

From: robhenryson ( msharp@binghamton.edu)
Date: 04 Dec 2004

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Ivan Van Laningham <ivanlan@p...> wrote:

> Bright head's good, but if you drop a feather in a vacuum, it's going to
> behave exactly as if it were a pea, or a lead fishing weight. No air to
> slow it down, no wind to throw it off course. Remember Galileo.
> <eppur-si-muove>-ly y'rs,
> Ivan
> ----------------------------------------------

Yeah, Ivan, I figured that out pretty quick when the vacuum *cleaner* image went nowhere. :) Still, you can't *actually* drop a feather in a vacuum, can you? I mean, it's hard to find a good vacuum ... on earth.

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