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Eiffel Tower gets taller by 6 inches in summer
short by Sumedha Sehra / on 16 Jun 2016,Thursday
The Eiffel Tower gets taller by up to 6 inches during the summer, when the temperature reaches as high as 40°C. Extreme heat causes the metal at the base to expand, increasing the height of the 300-metre-tall tower. It also causes the top of the tower to tilt away from the sun by up to 7 inches.
short by Sumedha Sehra / 10:23 pm on 16 Jun
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