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Why Snatch Blocks are AWESOME (How Pulleys Work) – Smarter Every Day 228

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We discussed Snatch Blocks on this episode of the No Dumb Questions podcast:
https://www.nodumbquestions.fm/listen/2019/9/21/067-the-lost-city-of-nineveh

If you’d like to 3D print the Snatch Blocks and pulleys we use in this video they are here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4022579

Read Plutarch’s account of Archimedes:
http://www.math.pitt.edu/~sph/osher-course/plutarch-on-archimedes.pdf

The wikipedia page on Block and Tackle is really good:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Block_and_tackle

I thought this was a great video about why you should put blankets on your winch cable: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPba-34ARZY

Chris Hadfield is a veteran Canadian Astronaut and a great friend of science. He engages the public often and is a great follow on twitter: https://twitter.com/Cmdr_Hadfield
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