Our resident expert examines Bond's wild skydive in 'Moonraker.' The post A Physicist Breaks Down One of Roger Moore's Iconic Bond Stunts appeared first on WIRED.
This car barrier has rollers built into it to reduce the car impact along the direction of the rail. In this video analysis, I will calculate the acceleration of an impacting car. The post Check Out This Awesome Crash Test. Now, Let’s Run the Physics appeared first on WIRED.
In X-Men Apocalypse, we once again see Quicksilver running at super fast speeds. Here is an estimate of his speed based on one scene. The post Maybe Quicksilver Doesn't Have Super-Speed—He Might Warp Time appeared first on WIRED.
This crash test video shows two cars in a collision. One of these cars meets USA safety standards and the other for Mexico. The post Watch What Happens When Cars from Mexico and the US Collide Head-On appeared first on WIRED.
This video shows a guy jumping off a tall building and into water. He just misses a dock, but it's a great example of projectile motion. The post The Physics of Jumping Off an 8-Story Building and Not Dying appeared first on WIRED.
In this scene from MacGyver, he needs to escape from a building by jumping out of a window. Could this really work? Here's the physics. The post MacGyver's Body-Bag Freefall Might Actually Work. Physics Says So appeared first on WIRED.
Perhaps Buster Keaton was the greatest stunt person of all time. Here is a physics look at one of his stunts. The post The Physics of Buster Keaton, the Greatest Stuntman Ever appeared first on WIRED.
Why do you always make a graph in physics lab? It's not just for fun, there is a reason. Here is an example. The post We Might Have Gotten a Little Carried Away With Physics This Time appeared first on WIRED.
Look closely and you'll find fascinating physics in the archery event: a wobbling arrow. The post The Physics Behind the Wild Wobble of Brady Ellison's Arrows appeared first on WIRED.