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Pizza physics (New York-style) - Colm Kelleher

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People love eating pizza, but every style of pie has a different consistency. If "New York-style" -- thin, flat, and large -- is your texture of choice, then you've probably eaten a slice that was as messy as it was delicious. Colm Kelleher outlines the scientific and mathematical properties that make folding a slice the long way the best alternative ... to wearing a bib.

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  • Educator Colm Kelleher
  • Artist Jason Forrest
  • Animator Joel Moser
  • Director Joel Trussell
  • Narrator Colm Kelleher

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