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J. Perelman
"Entertaining physics". Book 1.
Chapter 9. Vision one and two eyes

THE DIMENSIONS OF THE TOWER CLOCK

The mistake made your guest when assessing the height of the book, we do constantly and when determining the value of objects placed very highly. Especially common mistake we make when determining the size of the tower clock. We know, of course, that these watches are very high, and still view our about their magnitude is much inferior to reality. The accompanying figure depicts the famous clock dial Westminster Abbey in London, moved to bridge street.


The dimensions of the clock tower of Westminster Abbey.

People seem very small in comparison with him. And, looking at the plotted clock tower in the distance, you refuse to believe that the inscription on the tower of the hole is equal to that clock.

Entertaining physics J. Perelman

 




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