Science - Life on the line

YT: Physicist Andreas Wahl knows that things rotate faster when they approach a central point. Therefore he is letting himself be dropped 14 metres towards the ground - only attached to a loose rope with a weight at the other end.

In the Norwegian TV show "Med livet som innsats" (Life on the line, lit. "With the life at stake") physicist Andreas Wahl puts his own life on the line, trusting 100% on Science and the Laws of Nature to save him, with no safety net.

Here, according to physics, a falling kettle-bell should miss him and swing fast enough to stop him from hitting the ground. Safety nets are for sissies.

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