Wednesday, August 03, 2005

The physics of Kung Fu

Taking away the mysteries of 'Just how did they break that breezeblock with just their hand??', Kung Fu techniques of just using your hand to break solid objects is now explained by applying physics.

Kung Fu? Meet Physics

What do you get if you put a physicist, a martial arts expert and a pile of wooden planks in one room? Some smaller planks.

We've all seen it. Some bloke with a hand of steel slicing a lump of concrete or block of timber in two. But ever wondered how it's done? [...]

full article at BBC News

Kung Fu Science


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