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plumb bob to GSC
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Aug 27, 2013 10:37 AM




plumb bob to GSC
Posted:
Aug 26, 2013 12:49 PM


I'm sure the Egyptians have use the plumb bob never knowing that it points to the earth center, I'm sure most people if not all people had difficulty to understand the earth sphericity at those days, I'm sure when finally after many attempts when they build they (so called perfect) pyramid (resemblance very close to the reg. octahedron ) they had no idea that the regular octahedron hold the maximum volume to the least surface area from all the infinite POSSIBLE octahedrons in this universe, I'm sure they had no clue that this octahedron has the maximum structural strength from ALL the possible octahedrons; I'm also sure that they did not know that the sandpile has the maximum height to it's maximum stability if more steeper it will collapse, if more shallower it will be buried in sand after many years of desert storms, (I'm sure you HAVE NEVER connected the dots between a sandpile and the pyramid structure)hey try to inscribe a octahedron in to a cone the cone being the sandpile. I'm sure they had no clue that the pyramid is the tallest structure, at maximum stability, requiring the minimum amount of material, And I'm not even sure if you understand ANYTHING I have just wrote.
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