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What is the physics principle behind the question :'Why does the leaning tower of Pisa not fall?' I would like information revoloving around torque, centre of gravity.etc.


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A structure is stable and will not fall if the vertical line through its centroid falls within the footprint of the structure.

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Dr. Ali Khounsary
Advanced Photon Source
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, IL 60439



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