Archive: 08/9/2007

Mixing Electricity and Water

Every hair dryer in America is tagged with a large warning label not to use it near water for one obvious reason: mixing the two could result in electrocution and even death. But did you know that it is not ...

dateAug 09, 2007 in General Physics
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Computers expose the physics of NASCAR

It's an odd combination of Navier-Stokes equations and NASCAR driving. Computer scientists at the University of Washington have developed software that is incorporated in new technology allowing television ...

dateAug 09, 2007 in Computer Sciences
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