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16 September 2011
Common Sense Is Assumed In Scientific Method- Or at least it should be!
I am told reliably that this is a true story, but you always hear that! (Although it’s likely a myth it’s a FUNNY read all the same): Scientists at Rolls Royce built a gun specifically to launch dead chickens at the windshields of airliners and military jets all travelling at maximum velocity. The idea is to simulate the frequent incidents of collisions with airborne fowl to test the strength of …