Thursday, October 01, 2009

Stories at for Oct 09:
1. High-speed collisions: an F4 Phantom jet slams into a concrete wall at about 480 miles per hour and a battering ram slams into a small car at about 650 miles per hour. Great fun.
2. How technicians are carried up to a high-voltage power line to repair it while it is at full voltage. Why aren't they killed?
3. Why did the sky turn red for Australians last month?
4. Pub trick of the month: matchstick rocket
You might be able to help me. I am looking for videos involving accidents, such as industrial accidents, where physics plays a role. A number of visitors to the FCP site have suggested some marvelous examples, which will be posted in the coming months. However, I am always hungry for more.