From: bob_miller (email@example.com)
Date: Tue May 06 2003 - 19:08:08 EDT
What goes 'round comes 'round. I first heard this story in my college
physics class about 1958.
> This is apparently one of Magnus Magnusson's favourite after-dinner
stories, but originally came
> from the "Engineers Weekly" of Denmark, and illustrates the virtues - and
pitfalls - of "thinking for
> oneself". It concerns the following question in a physics degree exam at
the University of Copenhagen:
> "Describe how to determine the height of a skyscraper with a barometer."
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