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.
During the 2016 US Masters Oosthuizen had a shot that deflected off another ball to result in a hole in one on a par 3. Here is a look at the physics of this event. The post The Physics of That Crazy Ricochet Hole in One at the Masters appeared first on WIRED.
In a trailer for Captain America Civil War, one clip shows Cap kicking a soldier who then flies back. Is momentum conserved in this collision? The post Captain America's Kick Would Only Work if He Was Rocket-Powered appeared first on WIRED.
By looking at a collision between a blaster bolt and a storm trooper, I can estimate the mass of the bolt.
The post I Calculated the Mass of a Star Wars Blaster Bolt for You appeared first on WIRED.