The most unexpected answer to a counting puzzle
   
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Submitted by Zawash
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A math/physics puzzle with a beautiful (but unexpected) answer.
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written by C-note

Boosting this quality contribution up in the Hot Listing - declared quality by C-note.
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written by siftbot

So why do colliding blocks compute pi?
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written by eric3579

Science. It works.



...bitches.
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written by Payback

I tried recreating this with Algodoo but at 10,000,000,000kg the box fell through my laptop screen, through the desk, through the floor and now I get repeating echoes from the hole that seem to emulate the frequency of pi.

http://www.algodoo.com/
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written by BSR

You suck, dude. LOL!
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written by BSR


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