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static int invp[64]={ 40, 8,48,16,56,24,64,32,39, 7,47,15,55,23,63,31, 38, 6,46,14,54,22,62,30,37, 5,45,13,53,21,61,29, 36, 4,44,12,52,20,60,28,35, 3,43,11,51,19,59,27, 34, 2,42,10,50,18,58,26,33, 1,41, 9,49,17,57,25}; 2]; Professor Robert Langdon had seen some strange things in his life, but this was the strangest. He blinked a few times, wondering if he was hallucinating. He was staring into an enormous circular chamber. Inside the chamber, floating as though weightless, were people . Three of them. One waved and did a somersault in midair. My God, he thought. I’m in the land of Oz . The floor of the room was a mesh grid, like a giant sheet of chicken wire. Visible beneath the grid was the metallic blur of a huge propeller. “Free fall tube,” Kohler said, stopping to wait for him. “Indoor skydiving. For stress relief. It’s a vertical wind tunnel.” Langdon looked on in amazement. One of the free fallers, an obese woman,
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Unformatted text preview: maneuvered toward the window. She was being buffeted by the air currents but grinned and flashed Langdon the thumbs-up sign. Langdon smiled weakly and returned the gesture, wondering if she knew it was the ancient phallic symbol for masculine virility. The heavyset woman, Langdon noticed, was the only one wearing what appeared to be a miniature parachute. The swathe of fabric billowed over her like a toy. “What’s her little chute for?” Langdon asked Kohler. “It can’t be more than a yard in diameter.” “Friction,” Kohler said. “Decreases her aerodynamics so the fan can lift her.” He started down the the corridor again. “One square yard of drag will slow a falling body almost twenty percent.” Langdon nodded blankly. He never suspected that later that night, in a country hundreds of miles away, the information would save his life...
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