|31 Jan 2004 02:57:16|
|Re: Body weight -- does it affect glide?|
On 31/1/04 1:54 am, "John Forrest Tomlinson" <[email protected] >
> On 30 Jan 2004 16:33:54 -0800, [email protected] (Andrew
> Bolger) wrote:
>> Well I'm only a humble social scientist but I thought the point of
>> Galleleo's experiment was that a pound of feathers in a leather bag fell at
>> the same rate as a (rather smaller) pound bag of lead.
>> Or am I mistaken?
> Try it. It's not complicated. Get two objects of similar weight, one
> that is very large for the weight and another more compact and try it.
But don't they need also to be the same shape?