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A Mechanical Problem

Nature volume 54, page 622 | Download Citation

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A MAN stands in a box, whose sides, floor, and top are rigid and inelastic, the box itself being light as compared with the weight of the man, and a few inches higher than himself. The man jumps, and strikes the roof with his hands or head.

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    https://doi.org/10.1038/054622c0

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