Comment: "Nice one". Classic. I first had to watch this at 17 in physics

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"Nice one". Classic. I first had to watch this at 17 in physics

"Nice one" (if I dare say). Classic. I first had to watch this at 17 (~ 1987) in physics class.

The phenomenon at play there was a worsened case of "mechanical resonance":

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mechanical_resonance#Failure_of...

The teacher (one of the very few good I ever had) also mentioned and explained us about this other (quite very ironical) case:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broughton_Suspension_Bridge#183...

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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