3rd Rock from the Sun: It's Physically Impossible
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  • Science → Physics → Coulomb's Law

A cop suspects a thief of jumping a fence and stealing the money. The suspect claims that it is physically impossible for him to jump the fence. Dr. Solomon uses Coulomb's Law to "prove" him wrong.

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