A quiz is presented about the maximum power of steam engines and the number of geckos needed to apply enough force to lift a typical glass window pane.
Original Publication Citation
Weinstein, L. (2019). Solutions for Fermi questions, March 2019: Question 1: I'm stoked!; Question 2: Geckos. Physics Teacher, 57(3), A201. doi:10.1119/1.5092462
Weinstein, Larry, "Solutions for Fermi Questions, March 2019: Question 1: I'm Stoked!; Question 2: Geckos" (2019). Physics Faculty Publications. 380.
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