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February 02, 2008

Galloping Gertie

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a psuspension bridge between Tacoma and the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State. It was opened to traffic on July 1, 1940, and became famous four months later for a dramatic wind-induced structural collapse that was caught on film. (From Dooby brain)

Finding Capa’s Mexican suitcase

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Nasty ol' natural frequency at work.

Posted by: Carlo at Aug 24, 2008 10:30:36 PM