Posted: Feb 18, 2018 9:51 pm
by Macdoc
Scientists are still arguing why stones curl.

Why Rocks Curl -- ScienceDaily
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 024015.htm
Oct 13, 2004 - Two University of Northern British Columbia physicists have explained the centuries-old question of why a curling stone curls, or moves laterally, in a counter-intuitive direction. ... "If you turn a glass over, spin it and slide it down a table it curls in the opposite way compared ...


The mechanism that puts the curl in the curling stone revealed - Phys.org
https://phys.org › Physics › General Physics
May 13, 2013 - Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden can now reveal the mechanism behind the curved path of a curling stone. The discovery by the researchers, who usually study friction and wear in industrial and technical applications, ...