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ERIC Number: EJ1180105
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jul
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Investigation of "Skyscraper's" Feat
Efthimiou, Costas
Physics Education, v53 n4 Article 045010 Jul 2018
"Skyscraper" is a Hollywood action film ("Skyscraper" official film site: directed and written by Thurber scheduled to be released on 13 July 2018. We present an analysis of the feat shown in the recently released teaser poster and trailer of the film. Although the feat appears to be unrealistic at first glance, after close investigation using back-of-the-envelope calculations, it is seen to be within human capabilities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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