Monday, February 3, 2014

Fastest Crash Test Ever Recorded



120 mph to 0 in 68 milliseconds with the occupants experiencing peaks of 400 G! Think 120 mph is far-fetched and does not apply to you? Think again. All it takes is a head-on collision between two cars traveling 60 mph...

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  1. Physics is a b... harsh mistress. Kinetic energy is mass by velocity squared....

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  2. I'm also going to take issue with this. Hitting another car of equal mass, head on, at 60 mph is exactly equivalent to hitting an immovable object at 60mp

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    1. Matt, thanks for the correction! Learned a new thing here ;)

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