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Souped-Up Archimedes Equation Torpedoes Submarine Paradox

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Science  08 Aug 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5634, pp. 747
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5634.747a

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In the July issue of Physics Review D, a Brazilian physicist has extended Archimedes' law of buoyancy to objects that are moving very fast, thereby solving a long-standing paradox.