One of the All-Time Great “Thought Experiments”

· dKo journal, Edgewise, Paleoblogs

This must have come from Galileo, I guess. In any case, it is to show that heavy objects don’t fall faster than lighter objects.
Imagine three identical bricks falling–at the same speed, obviously. Two of the bricks have adhesive on their sides.
As they fall, these two bricks happen to touch, and the adhesive joins them together.
Does this double-weight object suddenly begin to fall faster than the third brick?