Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Eggs Balanced During Equinox

Dexter Daily Statesman [Missouri]
23 September 2008

They were "eggs"actly right!

By Mike McCoy
Statesman Staff Writer

Even though scientists readily dismiss the theory, Gregory Banken and friends at his business in downtown Dexter demonstrated that eggs could indeed be stood on their end during the fall equinox. They bought a dozen eggs Monday and began their experiment at exactly 11:44 a.m. That was the exact time when the earth's gravitational forces were perfectly aligned, according to Banken. They stood a dozen eggs on end at that time, and about 10 to 15 minutes later the eggs began to roll back to their sides. [...]