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Archimedes And A Boat Lift: The Falkirk Wheel

The Falkirk Wheel sits between Edinburgh and Glasgow, in the southern parts of Scotland, and it’s the world’s only rotating boat lift. There’s some very clever design going on here — and some physics that goes all the way back to Ancient Greece.

Archimedes And A Boat Lift: The Falkirk Wheel

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You can see him almost wanting to continue on that line of thought, too…. he pauses, thinks better of it? and keeps going with the boat lift info.

Or, at least, that’s how I ‘interpreted him’ in the video. 🙂

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