January 17, 2009, 10:18 pm
NY plane lands on water
Amazing skills by the pilot ensured the safe landing of a US Airways plane on the Hudson river!
There is simply no way to add a picture for this news item which could do justice to the breathtaking images from the landing of the plane and the rescue of all its155 passengers...
What a wonderful example of scientific knowledge, courage and humanity we saw in the actions of the heroes, Chesley Sullenberger and his co-pilot!
And the rescue mission saw cooperation, and more technology, as the images snapped by ferry passengers were sent to Twitpic to show the world the remarkable scenes.
Congratulations to everyone involved at every little step of the way to this rescue!
Good that engineers understand how water behaves - have a peep here at fluid mechanics
Or you could Ask a question in the Open Forum if you prefer to stay dry!
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Why is water the most precious molecule for life?
It is said that water's density is decreased from 4C to 0C and hydrogen bonding is the cause. I wonder, is it proved that hydrogen bonding is the cause? I have asked here and there,...