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Discuss: Car Cooking Skyscraper
« on: 19/09/2013 14:24:43 »
You may have heard this week about a new building at 20 Fenchurch St, in the City of London. The 37-storey skyscraper, which has already been dubbed the ‘Walkie-talkie’ due to its unusual shape, has been blamed for cooking a number of vehicles parked nearby. Some suggest that this might be due to the novel shape of the building, which causes it to act as a parabolic reflector, targeting sun’s rays. Here’s the quick fire science behind parabolic reflectors and their uses.
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