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9/11 building question?

  1. Dec 24, 2007 #1
    A fellow I work with claims that the world trade center buildings and building # 7 fell faster than physics will allow. He thinks that explosive charges placed in the buildings caused the buildings to fall faster than terminal velosity? I think he is a quack. how can I show him he is a quack. or is he right? thanks for your time
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  3. Dec 24, 2007 #2


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    This is one of the banned topics on PF/Skepticism Forum.

  4. Dec 24, 2007 #3


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    And your friend is wrong. Explosives placed in the building would not cause it to fall faster. The explosions simply undermine the structure, which then collapses under its own weight.
  5. Dec 24, 2007 #4

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    Sorry, but discussion of 9/11 conspiracy theories is not allowed here. (They just waste bandwidth!) Consult our "Rules" at the top of each page, especially the section on Conspiracy Theories/Closed topics. A list of such closed topics can be found in the https://www.physicsforums.com/showpost.php?p=71194&postcount=1".

    Thanks for understanding. :wink:
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