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Bees Defy Physics

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posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 11:10 AM
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Did you know that by our laws of physics Bees by there waight, body size and wing span should not be able to fly?

Any thoughts?
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phys.org...

this is one of the articles i found
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not prooven not dismissed, hearsay mostly
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posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 11:21 AM
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I guess when your flapping your wings that fast it dont matter.



posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 11:22 AM
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Yeah thats BS. Research it. I think even cracked has an article debunking that nonsense.



posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 11:26 AM
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Unless you are referring to this guy you may want to research a little more.....



posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 11:29 AM
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Someone was watching The Bee Movie with Jerry Seinfeld to much.


 
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posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 11:36 AM
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I'll admit I have no idea at all about bee's.



posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 11:43 AM
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who cares

the world of physics has its misconceptions even though this thread is just a myth



posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 11:46 AM
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oops wrong thread
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posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 11:48 AM
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"We're no longer allowed to use this story about not understanding bee flight as an example of where science has failed, because it is just not true," Dickinson says.

Read more at: phys.org...

From the actual article you noted. Am I missing something? Science has indeed figured it out yet you claim otherwise?



posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 11:56 AM
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They have shown that the wings rotate very precisely in order to support the bee's weight.



posted on Nov, 1 2012 @ 12:45 PM
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Some kind of meissner field? Elecro-magnetism on a small scale? Maby the rapid movement of there wings generates a electro-field? They are covered with tiny hairs that can probably hold a charge. Just a hypothosis.



posted on Nov, 2 2012 @ 04:14 AM
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It's a very widely held myth that 'the laws of aerodynamics say that bumblebee can't fly, but no-one told the bee.'
Probably this is based on a simple linear treatment of oscillating aerofoils. This assumes small amplitude oscillations without flow separation, ignoring the effect of dynamic stall which causes an airflow separation inducing a large vortex above the wing. This vortex briefly produces several times the lift of the aerofoil in regular flight. The bumblebee flies because its wings encounter dynamic stall on every down stroke.
Bees beat their wings approximately 200 times a second, which is up to 20 times as fast as nerve impulses can fire. They achieve this because their thorax muscles don't expand and contract on each nerve firing, but rather vibrate like the string on a musical instrument.


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