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"Butterball Special"

"This work was performed in the Flight Research and Vehicle Dynamics Department of Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory under the direction of William Close."

4 posted on 11/15/2012 4:16:30 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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" A SCIENTIFIC HAY BALE

"It seems reasonable to assume that, for racing purposes at least, a 'scientific hay bale' can be built—a large, low-density penetration barrier which would absorb the speed of a runaway car while being penetrated by it. The center of gravity would be higher than the car's to prevent climbing and overturning. Perhaps straw and broken cornstalks mixed with a tar binder would provide the desired characteristics. No one really knows; this is a problem for the physicist and the chemist. Continue Story"

6 posted on 11/15/2012 4:19:51 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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coool...
8 posted on 11/15/2012 4:44:16 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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