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Old May 11th, 2010, 20:37   #63
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It is because of density and shape moreso than mass. Think parachute vs 200lb chunk of rock. The chute decreases the density of the person relative to the air. The same reason why people float in water, and why you'll get sucked under in an avalanche.
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