Watch: Physicist Andreas Wahl Risk Serious Injury In Order To Prove Scientific Theory
Norwegian puts his faith in physics, and it doesn't let him down.
"It's science," says Ron Burgundy in Anchorman.
The words of Mpora's favourite moustachioed newsreader popped into our head while watching this nerve-tingling video of a Norwegian physicist risking life and limb in order to prove the concrete nature of a scientific theory.
The theory, which was tested to its absolute limits by Andreas Wahl, is that objects rotate faster when they approach a central point. Theory, of course, is great. But putting that well-held theory into action by dropping 14 metres to the ground while attached to only a loose rope and weight combo is something else entirely.
Call it confidence. Call it a steadfast belief in physics. Whatever you want to call it, we think Andreas Wahl has got some seriously big stones.