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Understanding Car Crashes: It’s Basic Physics

Understanding Car Crashes: It’s Basic Physics

Announcer: GENTLEMEN, START YOUR ENGINES!Crew Member: GREEN, GREEN, GREEN, GREEN…Griff Jones: THESE DRIVERS LOST CONTROL AT VERY HIGH SPEEDS.THE RESULT WAS TRAGIC FOR ONE DRIVER…AND FORTUNATE FOR THE OTHERS.BUT WHY?WHAT MADE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WALKING AWAYAND BEING CARRIED AWAY?THE ANSWER CAN BE FOUNDIN SOME OF THE MOST BASIC LAWS OF THE PHYSICAL UNIVERSE.HI, MY NAME …

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