Why doesn’t the Leaning Tower of Pisa fall over? - Alex Gendler
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Learn more about the famous tower, including visitor info, take a virtual tour, or read the account from the American soldier who narrowly spared it from bombing. For more technical details, check out this timeline of the tower’s construction, this civil engineering report on the stabilization work, or this detailed overview of historical and modern attempts at stabilization.
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