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Breaking spaghetti [as once briefly investigated by Richard Feynman and Danny Hillis]
"Bent dry spaghetti do not break in half but instead in three or more pieces. With the aim to explain this surprising phenomenon, we studied a related problem, namely the dynamics of an elastic rod that is bent quasi-statically and then suddenly set free.
richardfeynman  science  physics  spaghetti  math  dannyhillis 
may 2008 by robertogreco

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