News tagged with speed

New report says motorcycle lane-splitting can be safe

While inching along congested roadways, California drivers will often see motorcyclists zip by, eking out a path in the narrow space between two lanes of cars. This practice of passing other vehicles traveling ...

dateJun 01, 2015 in Other
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The trillion-frame-per-second camera

When a crystal lattice is excited by a laser pulse, waves of jostling atoms can travel through the material at close to one sixth the speed of light, or approximately 28,000 miles/second. Scientists now have ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Optics & Photonics
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