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The analogy to this is that if you have a taut straight wire stretched between two fixed points, any force applied to the wire at about the center of it and at right angles to it will generate infinite tensile strain in the wire. Hence, universes can implode. See Calvin Lin

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TopNewestThe analogy to this is that if you have a taut straight wire stretched between two fixed points, any force applied to the wire at about the center of it and at right angles to it will generate infinite tensile strain in the wire. Hence, universes can implode. See Calvin Lin

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Sup Michael!

What's a taut straight wire? Oh, and I think your TeX needs some FeXing

I'ma go check out that link real quick - oh wait where'd it go :O and what about the universe exploding and all that

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If the force by the plane on the sphere is also zero, then the expression for $P$ is $\frac{0}{0}=\boxed{1}$

Simple

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Yes, and $\pi=e$.

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I think we broke math

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Lactobacillus acidophilus bacteria are helpful in making yogurt.

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