The fluid mechanics of poohsticks
Article by Julyan H. E. Cartwright and Oreste Piro
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2019 is the bicentenary of George Gabriel Stokes, who in 1851 described the drag - Stokes drag - on a body moving immersed in a fluid, and 2020 is the centenary of Christopher Robin Milne, for whom the game of poohsticks was invented; his...
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