Boy's Own Paper,  1 (1879), 107.

Some More About Tops

The Author of "Boy and Man", etc., pseud.  [Thomas S Millington]


Short Fiction, Dialogue

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Amusement, Physics, Mechanics, Force, Sound, Physiology

    Continues the conversation between a boy and his school master about the properties of spinning tops. The master explains to his charge why the top hums (in terms of sound waves impinging on the ear).

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