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 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.
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.
In this clip from Captain America Civil War, the Winter Soldier jumps down from a great height. What kind of acceleration would he have on landing? The post Civil War's Winter Soldier Couldn't Survive This Giant Jump appeared first on WIRED.
In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Quicksilver rescues Magneto by running really fast through a hallway. What kind of acceleration would this require? The post Would Magneto Get Whiplash if Quicksilver Pushed Him Out of Danger? No, He'd Just Die appeared first on WIRED.
In the movie Tomorrowland, people have jetpacks (or rocket packs). Here is an analysis of the acceleration of a rocket pack. The post Doing Loops in a Tomorrowland Jet Pack Might Kill You appeared first on WIRED.