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Attacked by an umbrella - Physics Stop

Marcus Wilson Nov 05, 2015

We have a spring-loaded umbrella at home. The idea is that you press a button, and it automatically springs into shape – its shaft springs out and the canopy unfolds. I’ve often wondered about the wisdom of such a mechanism and thought what would happen if it went off in an inconvenient confined space, such as a shop packed … Read More