Forces and Motion

Some curious scientific papers related to force

Stories from Physics for 11-14 14-16 IOP RESOURCES

A number of unusual papers related to force have been published including:

  • An analysis of the force required to drag sheep over various surfaces
  • The forces that act in a ponytail and the statistical physics of hair fibre bundles
  • The frictional coefficient of banana skins (the reported coefficient is 0.07).


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