Science: Squeezing & Shearing

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Science: Squeezing & Shearing

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If three 240-ton locomotives were piled one on top of the other and their combined weight rested on a postage stamp, the resultant pressure would be some 1,440,000 lb. per sq. in. Such a pressure,...

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'Science: Squeezing & Shearing', TIME magazine

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“Science: Squeezing & Shearing,” Past Periodicals, accessed August 4, 2021, https://unsettlingscientificstories.omeka.net/items/show/62733.