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As an individual piece of spaghetti is broken, the spaghetti fractures into several pieces that fly off..The exact  reason that compressive and tension forces cause the spaghetti to break in this is currently under study.   Spaghetti breaks in the same way as smokestacks break when they fall during demolition.  This breaking patter is often called the “smokestack problem”  The motion was captured with a 1/20,000th of a second flash, while the room lights were responsible for the blur in the photograph..
As an individual piece of spaghetti is broken, the spaghetti fractures into several pieces that fly off..The exact reason that compressive and tension forces cause the spaghetti to break in this is currently under study. Spaghetti breaks in the same way as smokestacks break when they fall during demolition. This breaking patter is often called the “smokestack problem” The motion was captured with a 1/20,000th of a second flash, while the room lights were responsible for the...
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