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Re: The Flight of the Bumblebee (was Re: Re[Re:Sauropod Neck])



In a message dated 7/17/00 2:17:22 PM, rowe@psych.ucsb.edu writes:

<< > And an aerodynamic study of bumblebees determined that they can't
> fly.

When saying something so absurd it's probably best to cite a
reference.  I attack this here because I consider the above to be
basically an anti-scientific statement.  I invite you to look at:

http://www.kav.cas.cz/~buble/text/en/TheStrangeCaseOfBumbleBeeWhichFlew.html

for an amplification of both that sentiment and the information Brian
McCarthy provided. >>

Helecoptors can't glide either.

eric l.