Scientists Shatter The Magic Of Cinderella's Glass Slippers
Researchers calculated the force it would take to break the glass shoe, as well as the maximum heel height.By Christine Slusser | January 6, 2016
"A dream is a wish your heart makes," Cinderella sings. (Video via Walt Disney Pictures)
A dream is a wish your heart makes, but if your heart wishes for glass slippers in order to go to the ball and dance with your destined prince — you're in for some sore feet.
Scientists calculated the force it would take to break the glass shoe, which, as it turns out, isn't much. They also determined the maximum heel height of the glass slipper to ensure Cinderella could safely dance the night away with Prince Charming.