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Bloomfield Makes Cents in Huffington Post
2012-03-07 09:24:06
Prof. Bloomfield considers pennies from heaven (AKA the Empire State Building):

'If it did strike you, it would feel like being flicked in the forehead — "but not even very hard," said Louis Bloomfield, a physicist at the University of Virginia. And he should know. He recently used wind tunnels and helium balloons to replicate the fall of pennies from skyscrapers.'

For more, see:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/05/could-penny-kill-you_n_1321721.html