Physics at Virginia

Bloomfield Makes Cents in Huffington Post

Wednesday, March 7 2012

Prof. Bloomfield considers pennies from heaven (AKA the Empire State Building):

'If it did strike you, it would feel like being flicked in the forehead — "but not even very hard," said Louis Bloomfield, a physicist at the University of Virginia. And he should know. He recently used wind tunnels and helium balloons to replicate the fall of pennies from skyscrapers.'

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