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Pitch and roll

March 11, 2012

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David Foster Wallace describes when the heavy waves come straight at a Megaship’s snout, the ship goes up and down along its long axis – this is called “pitching.” It produces the disorienting sensation that you’re walking on a very slight downhill grade and then level and then on a very slight uphill grade […] […]