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Old 02-16-2013
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Default Swimming in syrup

Hi,

just read the back side of my daily calendar. There's referenced an experiment in 2003 by Ed Cussler, University of Minnesota:

He filled a pool with 650 000l syrup and 16 volunteers had to swim in, compared with their normal swimming in water. Times showed that there was nearly no (significant) difference.

Well, think TI shows us how our under water strokes let water become syrup while our body moves in ordinary water. That will be a big difference. :-)

Best regards,
Werner

PS: That problem has been discussed by Newton and Huygens (they didn't like each other), but they had no way verify...
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