July 1st, 2017, 01:49 PM  #21  
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The brick measurements (not the only things I did) were carried out with a really sophisticated floating micrometer and did lead to some amazing findings. We calculated that if the Great Wall of China had been built all in one go of fresh bricks, its ends would have been expanding at about 40 mph. Last edited by studiot; July 1st, 2017 at 01:55 PM.  
July 1st, 2017, 03:09 PM  #22 
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You must know that's nonsense, right?

July 1st, 2017, 04:48 PM  #23 
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It seems this topic has received adequate replies so I am closing it. If you have anything you wish to add send me or another moderator a PM and we'll consider reopening. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. greg1313 

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