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Wooden Block Between Two Strings

A block of wood is attached vertically between two strings. When the bottom string is pulled slowly, the top string breaks. When the bottom string is pulled quickly, it itself breaks.

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MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

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