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Put your thinking caps on again. The Physics for the Coffee Table (PFTCT) Quiz number Seven will be broadcast on Wednesday 4th December at: 7 am- New York 4 am – Los Angeles noon – London 1 pm – Paris 8 pm – Singapore 11 pm – Sydney Good luck!
Question # 6 See also: Physics for the Coffee Table (PFTCT) Situation A major city (population 5 million) is planning to build a new airport at a new location inside the city. Two sites are proposed: one beside the ocean and one twenty kilometers inland from the ocean. Consider the noise levels originating from aircraft […]
About Physics for the Coffee Table Richard wrote a book in the late 1980s called “Physics For the Coffee Table” (PFTCT). The book (or series of books) consisted of many seemingly basic questions about day to day events that had counter-intuitive answers. The book was inspired by a remarkable physicist by the name of Professor Julius Sumner […]